Updates


Leaving Arduanie

Wonderful pictures of the Puffer in a cloud of steam as she raises the anchor yesterday after a lunchtime stop at Arduanie.  


Photos of the Puffer Puffing!

We have been sent a couple of photos of the Puffer in action this week. First of all, an iconic shot of her leaving Lochranza … …and secondly, an eagle eye spotted her steaming out of Crinan heading for her first Jura trip of the year.  The route takes in […]


2019 Season Begins!

Season 2019 got off to a flying start with a trip from the Puffer’s home in the Crinan Basin through the Crinan Canal.  Passengers rose to the occasion magnificently and were soon winding the sluices up and down and pushing / pulling the lock gates in a very professional manner.


Lunch Invitation!

If you have any questions about the lunch please do get in touch with Cathy on 01546 830133 / savethepuffer@hotmail.co.uk   I


Puffer Appeal

  Since 1998 over a million pounds has been spent on replacing the Puffer’s hull.  This is now 75% complete.  Alongside the hull replacement the refurbishment of cabins, showers, the generator room, the workshop and the galley has been going on. The Puffer also needs to continually update and upgrade […]


Save the Date!

You are all cordially invited to a Puffer fundraising lunch and auction at the wonderfully situated Crinan Hotel on June 22.  A bonus attraction for many will be the opportunity to have a trip around the bay on board the Puffer beforehand. Places can be reserved by phoning Cathy at […]


Glenlee Fundraiser!

The recent Puffer Fundraising event on the tall ship, the Glenlee on Friday 8th February was a resounding success raising a magnificent £2,500. This would not have been possible without the hard work of the organisers and the wonderful items donated for the auction which ranged from hand sewn quilts […]


Dinner on the Glen Lee on February 8, 2019

  The annual Puffer fundraiser on February 8 will be on the tall ship the Glen Lee.  The ship is tied up at the Riverside Museum in Glasgow where there is loads of parking available.  The evening consists of a three course meal, an auction of all sorts of interesting […]


Sunset at Crinan

VIC32 lies alongside at Crinan as the sun sets over the Corryvreckan.  Thanks to Pedro at the Crinan Hotel for a wonderful photo.