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Our latest news items, events etc are shown below. We also have a facebook page, where you can see photos, news and events listed.  Newsletters can be seen here.

  • New Puffer Greeting Cards on sale!
      We are delighted to be collaborating with local photographer Aileen Gillies on a series of greetings cards featuring her fantastic photographs of the Puffer!   Aileen has always been a keen photographer but Covid lockdown gave her the opportunity to really take her talent to the next level. She is particularly well known for her fantastic calendars ...
  • Puffer returns to Crinan during Jubilee Celebrations
    The Puffer and passengers enjoyed a marvelous trip through the Crinan Canal during the Queen’s Jubilee weekend with many locals and visitors to Argyll coming along to the canal to see the puffer make the transit in beautiful sunshine. The Puffer will now be based in Crinan for the next several weeks as it takes ...
  • Last minute cruise availability June ’22
    Due to a cancellation, we have two cabins available on our fantastic Jura cruise (Cruise F) departing on Sunday 26th June from Crinan. This cruise is a real showcase of the best of West Coast cruising taking in (weather dependent!) Tayvallich in Loch Sween, the Fairy Isles, Craighouse on Jura, one of the beautiful Ardmaddy or ...
  • Booking now open for 2023!
    Booking is now open to cruise with us during the 2023 season! To see the 2023 cruising schedule please visit our Booking a Cruise page or you can download our BOOKING FORM 2023  and post it back to the address below. Alternatively, you can ring Cathy on 01546 830133 and she can post one out to ...
  • Puffer inspires young artists
    To Celebrate the Puffer’s first day back in action the pupils of local Kilmichael Glassary P1-3 have been drawing VIC 32 and sending us their good wishes …. Here’s a wee sample of their work…
  • Start of the 2022 season
    On 24th April “VIC 32” welcomed her first passengers for two years …. It’s been a long haul to get through new challenges, and we couldn’t have done it without all the kindness, support and love the ‘Friends of VIC 32’ and general public show us. A huge THANK YOU one and all What’s under ...
  • February 2021 update
    To all our passengers, supporters and followers… Despite our best hopes, the Covid-19 situation in the United Kingdom has meant that we have had to cancel our Clyde Cruises for 2021, these are the first cruises of the season. Our vessel “VIC 32” remains ready for action, and it is our sincere hope to be able to ...
  • Puffer Brochure for 2021
    Click on the picture or the link below to download   Puffer brochure for 2021 (file in .pdf format and it is a large file – over 6 MB)
  • The Sophisticated Children’s Alphabet
    This new book, fresh off the press, by Nick Walker, is an entertaining and amusing alphabet to dip into on a wet day, or any time you have a spare moment. It will add to your general knowledge of interesting facts and trivia. A must for all families and a perfect gift for you to give to ...
  • All 2020 Cruises now cancelled
    Very sadly we have cancelled all cruises for our 2020 season due to the impossibility of putting in place social distancing regulations on board the boat.   Looking to the future we are now taking bookings for our 2021 season. Keep safe every one and we very much look forward to seeing you next year and puffing about ...

 

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