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Our latest news items, events etc are shown below. We also have a facebook page, where you can see photos, news and events listed.  Newsletters can be seen here.

  • 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 ...
  • Newsletter October 2016 – issue 33
  • Christmas Shopping! Beat the crowds this year and head over to our online shop where you will find something for everyone. Latest to hit the shelves is the brand new 2017 Puffer calendar. Available directly from Cathy (01546 830133) or the online shop for £9.99
  • Puffer Suppers 2016 – 2017 If you would like to organise an evening (or a lunch) with a difference, why not book a Puffer Supper whilst she is tied up in the Crinan Basin this winter? The suppers are geared for 12 people.  Guests come aboard at 6:30 (or 12:30 if you would rather come at lunchtime) for nibbles followed by ...
  • VIC 32 Director Retires Sadly, Mike Smith has retired from his role of VIC 32 director.  Mike has been an invaluable asset to the Puffer and everyone associated with keeping her puffing for 14 years.  Needless to say he will be sorely missed If you or someone you know feel you could assist the remaining directors in any area of running ...
  • Television Role for VIC 32 VIC 32 will feature in a Channel 4 programme, ‘Great Canal Journeys’ with Tim and Pru West on Sunday 6 November 2016.  It is to be shown at 8:00pm. If you are a real VIC 32 aficionado you can tune in to the programme the previous week (30 October) during which the crew of the VIC 32 may ...
  • Dinner and Auction and then a Lunch!                                            **  SAVE THE DATES  ** The first fundraising event of 2017 is to be held at the Indigo Hotel in Glasgow Friday 3 February 2017.  This is to be a dinner followed by an auction. The ...
  • We’re Back! After a summer at sea, Latest News updates are now going to come thick and fast! The 2016 season was hugely successful – many of the Puffer exploits were brilliantly documented, in words and pictures, on the Puffer Steamboat Holiday Facebook page by Jim Hay – do have a look.
  • VIC 32’s Superloos! Finishing touches being applied by John Dunlop of the Crinan Boatyard to make sure the NEW Puffer loos are ready for the first passengers   Many thanks to David Hawson for the unique Puffer tiles which adorn the New Loos – yet another reason to book yourself a holiday on the VIC 32      

 

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