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  • Newsletter November 2017 – issue 34 “The Calliope” – Organ of the Puffer – Newsletter of the Friends of VIC32 and of the Puffer Preservation Trust Co. Ltd.  Issue 34 – November 2017. You can see the whole newsletter in .pdf format if you click the link here: Click here to see the complete newsletter in .pdf format
  • Ironing? Back at Puffer HQ in Crinan yesterday, Nick could be seen ironing 550 newsletters … why?  Well, the latest mailing to the Friends of the Puffer includes a newsletter, a Christmas card and a poster for the forthcoming fundraising dinner at Mar Hall.  It’s quite thick.  Mindful of Puffer funds, Nick discovered that by ironing ...
  • FUNDRAISING DINNER Click here to download the Mar Hall Dinner application form so you can print off a copy
  • £317.90!! Lochgilphead Church Christmas Bazaar Many thanks to all those who contributed to the above amount which all goes towards this winter’s Crinan Boatyard bill for replacing the next section of hull as well as updating two of the cabins. Puffer books were popular as was ‘Where’s the Hidden Treasure Chest Buried?’ NEWS OF THE WINTER FUNDRAISING SOCIAL EVENT ...
  • Puffer Stall this Weekend! Head over to the Christmas Bazaar at the Christ Church in Lochgilphead this weekend.  You’ll be able to get ahead of the Christmas rush and buy fabulous Puffer goodies for your nearest and dearest! Opening Times: Friday 3 November  5:00pm – 8:00pm Saturday 4 November 10:00am – 4:00pm Check out the gifts available by clicking here    
  • Over £3000 for the Save the Puffer Trust! Yes, thanks to your generosity the Trips around the Bay last month made a staggering £3157.28p!!  A few more rivets secured!  Well done.
  • New Puffer Bags At last, what you’ve all been waiting for – another Puffer bag! This time a bit smaller and just what was needed for those … well, smaller tasks.  Still as robust as ever and keenly priced at only £6.00.  Buy one for yourself and treat those nearest and dearest and know that you are donating ...
  • Free Trips on the Puffer!   Its that time of year again…the Puffer is offering free one hour trips around Crinan bay on July 8, 9 and 10 from 10:00am.  Last trip 4:00pm. Experience the delights of gliding silently along, visit the wheelhouse to try out your steering or navigational skills or simply sit back and admire the view.
  • Puffer Day Trips This amazing experience could be yours. What a unique day for you and your friends or family.   There are a few days of Puffer Day Trips still available to charter for this summer.    You have the choice of starting and finishing your day in Crinan or in Glasgow.  The charters cater for 12 people.  You ...
  • Over £3000 raised! The Indigo Hotel was a wonderful venue, yet again, for a winter fundraising dinner, auction, raffle and more in aid of Puffer funds. The delicious meal and humerous after dinner speech by Skipper Nick set a relaxed atmosphere for some serious bidding.  Up for auction were, to name a few; trips in a vintage sports car, a ...

 

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