Very Special Table Mats…

We are thrilled to announce a new addition of coasters and table mats to the Puffer shop! The coasters are called ‘Prawns’ and are £5 each or £18 for 4 The table mats, ‘Cockles’ are £10 each or £36 for 4 And the serving mats, ‘Mackerel’ are £15 each or […]

£200 Bottle of Whisky Could be Yours!

Tickets for this unique opportunity are selling well.  For a chance to win the amazing £200 bottle of Bruichladdich malt whisky from Islay contact Cathy on 01546 830133 or Rachel on  01546 510232 and they will sell you a £10 ticket. The whisky has been donated by the VIC 27 to help […]

£3,842.00 Raised!

What a success!  A massive thanks to all those attended and contributed to the wonderful fundraising dinner event at Mar Hall. A few pictures from the night itself… The spendid Mar Hall A sumptuous dinner Nick in full flight Some of the items donated for auction

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 […]