Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Waverley Sea Trials

Waverley sailed down the River Clyde for the first time in 2013 on Wednesday 30th April on sea trials ahead of her annual visit to Oban. 2013 marks the 39th year of Waverley operating in preservation.

She left Glasgow shortly after 2pm and sailed down river to Loch Long and then returned to the city just over 4 hours later. The following picture was taken by Roy Tait as Waverley returned to the Science Centre. She is scheduled to depart from Glasgow at 7am for Oban on Friday 3rd May. After her visit north she will be dry docked in Greenock before heading to Liverpool over the weekend of 1st June. Sailings from Llandudno which had been scheduled for Friday 31st May have now been changed to Tuesday 3rd September owing to delays in completing the landing stage on the pier. This will be the first time in over 10 years that Waverley has called at Llandudno.

Paul Semple