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Waverley on London’s River£14.95
Newly released to celebrate 40 years of Paddle Steamer Waverley’s visits to the Thames. We join Waverley at Gravesend and sail up the River Thames to London passing under the QE2 bridge, sailing past the Thames Barrier, the high rise buildings of Docklands business district and the Greenwich waterfront before the excitement of Tower Bridge opening for the steamer to pass through.
Kingswear Castle: A Voyage Through Her Life£14.95
The story of heritage paddle steamer Kingswear Castle – her service on the River Dart from her building in 1924 until 1965, her preservation, restoration and operation on the River Medway to 2012 . The story continues with steamer’s return to the River Dart in 2012 for ongoing service on the River for which she was built.
Steaming Round Wight£14.95
Waverley the world’s last sea going paddle steamer is filmed sailing from Portsmouth and Yarmouth around the Isle of Wight. Commentary about the ship and the Isle of Wight coastline by Isle of Wight resident and steamer enthusiast Chris Phillips. Filmed by David Ellery, Viewpoint Productions, still photographs by Richard de Jong, music by Jonathan Cohen.
Waverley On Dorset’s Jurassic Coast£14.95
Paddle Steamer Waverley is filmed sailing from Bournemouth and Swanage to Weymouth. Commentary about the ship and the Jurassic Coast of Dorset by steamer enthusiast Chris Phillips and walkabout of Weymouth Harbour with maritime historian, Richard Clammer.
Balmoral’s 60th Birthday: A Celebration£14.95
Footage recorded aboard heritage Motor Classic Balmoral on 27 June 2009, the day when sponsored by her original owners, Red Funnel Ferries, the ship celebrated her 60th birthday by sailing from Southampton, Portsmouth and Cowes, around the Isle of Wight. Interviews with passengers and crew. Includes archive footage.
Voyage of the Maid£14.95
This DVD tells the story of PS Maid of the Loch, the last paddle steamer to sail on Loch Lomond. The ship celebrated her 60 th birthday in 2013 and this story looks back on her eventful life from high popularity and a period of decline and now restoration with view to steaming again on what is regarded as Scotland’s best known Loch. Filmed by ??….
Classic Liners Vol III£14.95
Episodes 5&6 of the Classic Liners TV series produced by Viewpoint Productions.
Classic Liners Vol. II£14.95
Episodes 3&4 of the Classic Liners TV series produced by Viewpoint Productions.
The Paddle Steamer Preservation Society was founded in 1959 at a time when this familiar and much-loved class of ships was in steep decline and faced possible extinction. Its aims were to encourage the retention […]
When Prof. Alan Robinson initiated the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society in 1959, few could have imagined it would become the largest steamship preservation group in the UK. The PSPS went on to save Britain’s last […]
Released at beginning of September 2018, to celebrate 40 years of Paddle Steamer Waverley’s visits to the Thames : A voyage up river from Gravesend to the Pool of London, plus archive footage of Thames […]