LAKE  ZURICH

Lake Zurich - Paddle Steamer Summary
The paddle steamers normally only operate during fine weather
2 Paddle Steamers
(see Fleet Lists)
In service
PS Stadt Zürich - PS Stadt Rapperswil

Laid up
none
 
Routes
(see map)
Zurich - Rapperswil - Schmerikon
(also short workings between these points)
 
Paddle Steamer Sailings
(see Timetable Index)
Based on start-January 2019 to end-December 2019
(with information updated where possible)
Any specific date where I have been advised a paddle steamer will be substituted by a motor vessel is shown as a separate timetable
- see the Lake Zurich Index or the Lake Zurich Sightings pages for further details.......
Always check the latest position direct with the ZSG
Winter
start-January to
start-April
Daily
  no paddle steamers advertised to operate timetabled sailings
Spring
early to end-April
Mondays and Fridays
  no paddle steamers advertised to operate timetabled sailings
Saturdays
  no paddle steamers advertised to operate timetabled sailings
Sundays
  1) Zurich (dep 1230) - Rapperswil (dep 1435) - Zurich
Early Summer
early to end-May
Mondays and Fridays
  no paddle steamers advertised to operate timetabled sailings
Saturdays
  no paddle steamers advertised to operate timetabled sailings
Saturdays
  1) Zurich (dep 1130) - Schmerikon (dep 1535) - Zurich
Summer
start-June to
end-September
The latest official ZSG "Excursion Leaflet" includes the following summary as the normal paddle steamer schedule,
but subject to day-to-day alterations and weather permitting
             BEWARE - other publications show..........
sailings 111-112 to operate Mondays and THURSDAYS
also sailings 103-104-113-114 to operate TUESDAYS and Wednesdays as in 2018 !!!!!

    If you particularly want to sail on a paddle steamer........
........confirm a day or two beforehand direct with the ZGV
      (rather than risk being caught out)
    This would make a lot of sense,  particularly on those Thursdays
    when there is an evening
"BBQ Cruise"
Mondays and Tuesdays
  1) Zurich (dep 1330) - Rapperswil (dep 1530) - Zurich
Wednesdays and Thursdays
  1) Zurich (dep 0930) - Rapperswil (dep 1130) - Zurich
  2) Zurich (dep 1430) - Rapperswil (dep 1635) - Zurich
limited Thursdays
Eveving BBQ Cruises - details of dates and times to follow
Fridays
  1) Zurich (dep 1130) - Schmerikon (dep 1535) - Zurich  $
Friday 5th July 2019
   PS Stadt Rapperswil is planned to operate a special evening Fireworks Cruise from Zurich Wollishofen at 1950
Saturdays
  1) Zurich (dep 1130) - Schmerikon (dep 1535) - Zurich
Saturday 6th July 2019
   PS Stadt Rapperswil is planned to operate a special evening Fireworks Cruise from Zurich Wollishofen at 1950
Sundays  also 'local' holidays
  1) Zurich (dep 1130) - Schmerikon (dep 1535) - Zurich
Autumn
start to late-October
Mondays to Fridays
  no paddle steamers advertised to operate timetabled sailings
Saturdays
  no paddle steamers advertised to operate timetabled sailings
Sundays
  no paddle steamers advertised to operate timetabled sailings
      (usually one of the paddle steamers covers some sailings vice a motor vessel on a non)
Winter
end-October to
end-December
Daily
  no paddle steamers advertised to operate timetabled sailings
   but watch out for the traditional "static exhibitions" at Zurich
PLEASE check with the operator nearer the time, as it is often necessary to make late changes,   especially to the vessel operating a particular sailing when the is a private charter or poor weather
Note: Additional sailings are operated throughout the year by motor vessels
 
Fleet disposition Both paddle steamers normally berth overnight Wollishofen dock near Zurich
These dats it is extremely rare to see both paddle steamers operating timetabled sailings on the same day


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