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Waverley’s COVID-19 Relief Appeal

The impact of Covid-19 has resulted in a lack of vital funds to meet the cost of routine winter maintenance on Waverley. If Waverley is to return to service in summer 2021 she must be dry docked in April – currently there are insufficient funds to meet this cost – Waverley needs your help to survive the impact of Covid-19.

Our Covid-19 Relief Appeal is open with a target of £350,000 to be raised from individual donations – so far £220,000 has been donated.

Donations to Waverley can be one off or monthly by Direct Debit as a Friend of Waverley. All donations, large or small, are greatly appreciated and will help ensure that Waverley survives.

If you have already donated check out our Virtual Donor Wall and see you name listed.

2021 Season

Timetable information for the 2021 season will be released in spring. Please sign up for Waverley’s e-newsletters and receive timetable information as it is released.

In 2021 Waverley will join in celebrations to celebrate Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters 20/21. Only aboard Waverley can you steam round Ailsa Craig, cruise the spectacular Kyles of Bute, sail up the peaceful waters of Loch Fyne or take a trip “Doon the Watter” aboard a real steam ship.

In 2021 we will mark the 75th anniversary of Waverley’s launch.

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To date, donations from individuals have exceeded £220,000 which is a fantastic response in these very challenging times. We are now using these funds to support work being carried out on Waverley in preparation for the 2021 season. Part of Waverley’s mighty triple expansion steam engine is being stripped down and dismantled for survey – … Continued

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Covid-19 Relief Appeal Reaches £160,000

Waverley’s Covid-19 Relief Appeal has now reached £160,000 thanks to donations received from individuals. With a target of £350,000 from individual donations we are fast approaching the half-way mark which is fantastic. We are extremely grateful to everyone who has donated so far, you are giving us hope that Waverley can survive the impact of … Continued

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PRESS RELEASE The Covid-19 Relief Appeal for Waverley has now exceeded £130,000 with donations received from her generous supporters. The appeal which opened in September must raise over £0.5m in total with a target of £350,000 from individuals. Other sources of funding are being pursued with vigour given that winter maintenance work is well underway … Continued

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