Treasure Hunt!

Enter Nick’s challenge, find the sunken treasure and win an original painting of a Breton fishing boat by Nick Walker!! The Chart … …the prize  

£200 Bottle of Whisky Could be Yours!

Here is the hand made ticket which could be YOURS for £10.  The raffle will drawn after 100 tickets have been sold and the prize is …..   Tah dah!! This awesome Very Special bottle of Bruichladdich malt whisky from Islay.  It has been donated by the VIC 27 to […]

Sneaky Peek…

The arrangements for next weekend’s fundraising dinner at Mar Hall are being finalised – if you’ve forgotten to buy a ticket they are still available from Cathy on 01546 830133 or Rachel on 01546 510232. We wanted to whet your appetites with a sample of the items that will be […]

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 […]


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, […]


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]