Updates


Free Trips Around the Bay!

The free one hour trips on board the VIC 32 proved as popular as ever earlier this month.  We got a lovely ‘thank you’ email from one passenger, David Lickrish and his guests. He included two photographs that captured the spirit of the day for him and here they are […]


£5015 Raised!

The recent Charity lunch and auction held to raise funds for the Puffer was a wonderful success raising £5015. Huge thanks to all who donated, attended and bid for the auction items. Here is a photo of the Puffer taken a couple of weeks ago as she puffed across the […]


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 […]