CRUISES on the iconic PS Waverley have been cancelled this weekend after the vessel collided with an esplanade wall near Rothesay Pier.
The 70-year-old paddle steamer sustained minor damage in the incident, which occurred with passengers on board.
A statement on the vessel operators’ website said: “Unfortunately Waverley’s cruise’s this weekend will not be operating as minor damage sustained today which requires repair. Please return tickets for a refund.”
— Peter Wallace (@wallace_peter) August 25, 2017
The vessel has been popular with passengers taking a cruise ‘Doon the Watter’ for many years.
The world’s last sea-going paddle steamer was involved in a crash resulted in minor injuries for 12 passengers on board back in 2009.
The ship had to be repaired after a collision with Dunoon Pier.