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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

 

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