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Headline News   ..............  LAKE GENEVA    "MPV Italie "  is planned to operate the timetabled Lunch cruise from Geneva to Nyon followed by Two Short Cruises today (Sunday) ....................... LAKE GENEVA    "MPV Italie "  is planned to operate the timetabled Lunch cruise from Geneva to Nyon followed by Two Short Cruises on Sunday (23rd January) ....................... LAKE GENEVA    "MPV Italie "  is planned to operate the timetabled Lunch cruise from Geneva to Nyon followed by Two Short Cruises on Sunday (30th January) ....................... LAKE GENEVA    "MPV Italie "  is planned to operate Two Short Timetabled Cruises from Geneva followed by a special evening Fondue cruise to Nyon on Friday (4th February) ....................... see below, next page, also fleet, news and individual timetable pages for further details

Monday - 10th January 2022

PS Rhône  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                                photo:   Alain Vuistiner

The paddle steamer stands at Ouchy Dock after her major re-build
virtually ready to return to service next month and operate Winter Sailings


Initially she is planned to operate some Special Sailings before taking over the
Geneva based weekend timetabled sailings later in the month
These will be the first "regular" timetabled steam powered sailings
on any Swiss lake this century

Sunday - 9th January 2022

MPV Italie  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                                picture:   Vevey webcam

The motor paddle vessel calls at Vevey Marché pier on the return leg of the Upper Lake "Circle" Lunch Cruise sailing 536 on a cold, wet January Sunday

The MPV now moves to Geneva to take over the weekend sailings from her sister MPV Vevey
leaving the Upper Lake in the hands of a smaller motor vessel

Friday - 31st December 2021

PS Blümlisalp  (Lake Thun)


                                                                                                                photo:   Lukas Bruckner


                                                                                                                photo:   Robert Horlacher

What a difference '24 hours' makes as the paddle steamer departs Faulensee
and heads into the mist as she crosses the lake to Merligen on her final
New Year's Eve sailing 15 of 2021
Later - after the mist clears - she is seen from high up the cliffs
near Sundlauenen on her return sailing 16

Thursday - 30th December 2021

PS Blümlisalp  (Lake Thun)



                                                                                                                photos:   Daniel Eichenberger

Only this paddle steamer is in service between the Christmas and New Year's weekends
She is seen departing Faulensee on a sunny afternoon on her
Christmas Timetabled sailing 15 from Thun to Interlaken
and later arriving Sundlauenen (Beatushöhlen) on return sailing 16

Monday - 27th December 2021

PS Blümlisalp  (Lake Thun)


                                                                                                                photo:   Ernst Mischler

The paddle steamer near Faulensee on her Christmas Timetabled sailing 15
from Thun to Interlaken on Monday 27th December

Christmas Day - Saturday 25th December 2021

MPV Vevey  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:  Robert Monch

On board the motor paddle vessel on the second short afternoon sailing 740
near Geneva on Christmas Day

Christmas Day - Saturday 25th December 2021

PS Blümlisalp  (Lake Thun)


                                                                                                                photos   Ernst Mischler

The paddle steamer operates her first sailing 15 from Thun to Interlaken
on Christmas Day and is seen near Spiez at Lunchtime

Thursday - 23rd December 2021

MPV Vevey  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        picture:   Montreux Webcam

The motor paddle vessel standa at Montreux pier after her final special one-way
evening Dinner Cruise of 2021 from Lausanne

Sunday - 19th December 2021

MPV Vevey  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:  Robert Monch

The motor paddle vessel stands at Geneva Jardin Anglais proir to oerating her
weekly Lunch Cruise sailing 330 to Nyon
The former CGN MPV Genève
(now in private hands) can be seen
moored in the background

Saturday - 18th December 2021

MPV Vevey  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Jean Vernet

The motor paddle vessel approaches Montreux on her special one-way evening
Dinner Cruise from Lausanne

Tuesday - 14th December 2021

PS Rhône  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Alain Vuistiner

The paddle steamer is towed into the lake for "bow-thrust" tests

Sunday - 12th December 2021

MPV Vevey  (Lake Geneva)

The motor paddle vessel broke down with an electrical
problem resulting in the CANCELLATION of her
advertised Lunch Cruise from Geneva to Nyon
Following quick repairs she was able to operate her
two short 'Little Lake' afternoon sailings as planned


                                                                                                        photo:  Robert Monch

She was later seen returning to her lay-up berth after operating
just her two short afternoon cruise sailings 738-739-740-741

Sunday - 12th December 2021

MPV Italie  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Jean Vernet

The motor paddle vessel approaches Montreux on the second of her clockwise
Upper Lake Circle Cruise sailing 536 from Le Bouveret via the other Upper Lake piers

Saturday - 11th December 2021

MPV Vevey  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:  Robert Monch

The motor paddle vessel returns to Geneva in "breezy" conditions at the end
of her first additional Advent special sailings of the day

Thursday - 9th December 2021

MPV Italie  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        pictures:   Montreux webcam

The motor paddle vessel arrives Montreux on the first of her new one-way special
evening Dinner Cruises from Lausanne to Montreux for the Christmas Market
She remained tied-up to the pier all evening
to allow other visiters to the market to have a meal on board

Monday - 6th December 2021

PS Montreux  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Christan Meyer

The paddle steamer is towed by mv Léman form Geneva to Ouuchy Harbour
ready for her annual winter overhaul

Sunday - 28th November 2021

MPV Vevey  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:  Robert Monch

The motor paddle vessel returns to Geneva at the end of her last afternoon
sailing 741 of the weekend

Thursday - 25th November 2021

PS Rhône  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Alain Vuistiner

The paddle steamer departs at Ouchy Harbour on her first "test" sailing
following her major re-build

Thursday - 18th November 2021

MPV Vevey  (Lake Geneva)




                                                                                                        photo:  Robert Monch

The motor paddle vessel has been decorated internally ready for the
Advent/Christmas period sailings from Geneva

Sunday - 14th November 2021

MPV Vevey  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        picture:   Nyon webcam

The motor paddle vessel approaches Nyon on her weekly Lunch Cruise
sailings 330-331 from Geneva

Thursday - 11th November 2021

MPV Vevey  (Lake Geneva)



                                                                                                        photo:   Robert Monch

The motor paddle vessel initially stands at Geneva Mont Blanc pier prior to
operating her short afternoon cruise with sisters PS Montreux and PS Simplon
laid-up nearby for the winter

Later with her lights illiminated she prepares to operate her weekly evening
Fondue Cruise sailings 390-391 to Coppet

Sunday - 7th November 2021

MPV Vevey  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        picture:   Nyon webcam

The motor paddle vessel approaches Nyon on the first of her weekly winter
Lunch Cruise sailings 330-331 from Geneva

Thursday - 4th November 2021

MPV Vevey  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Robert Monch

The motor paddle vessel passes the "laid-up" PS Montreux and PS Simplon
as she sets off from Geneva Mont Blanc pier on her first short afternoon
winter sailing in the "Little Lake"

Sunday - 29th October 2021

PS Simplon  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Robert Monch


                                                                                                                        picture:   Nyon webcam

The paddle steamer sails light to her moornings after operating her final return
afternoon sailing 741 in the "Petit-Lac"

Earlier she was seen approaches Nyon at the end of her final outward
Lunch Cruise sailing 330 from Geneva

Friday - 29th October 2021

PS Simplon  (Lake Geneva)

What a great way to start the winter !!!



                                                                                                                    photo:   Alain Vuistiner



                                                                                                            photos   Daniel Funk


                                                                                                                        photo:   Robert Monch


The paddle steamer unusually operates the first Friday of the Winter weekend
timetabled sailings from Geneva

Judging by the good loadings it would appears the expereiment of replacing
a smaller vessel on these sailings has been well worth while !!!


(proving if you provide what people actually "want" - they WILL supporte it)

Sunday - 24th October 2021

PS Stadt Rapperswil  (Lake Zurich)


                                                                                                                picture:   Zurich webcam


The paddle steamer stands at Zurich prior to operating her final sailing 111
of the 2021 season to Rapperswil

She is planned to undertake the first phase of a major re-build throughout 2022
and is now expected to return to service in April 2023


Sunday - 17th October 2021

PS Simplon  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Daniel Eichenberger

The paddle steamer catches the evening sunshine as she departs Cully on her
return afternoon sailing 923 from Château-de-Chillon to Lausanne

Sunday - 17th October 2021

PS Stadt Luzern  (Lake Luzern)


                                                                                                      picture:   PS Stadt Luzern webcam


                                                                                                      photo:   William Campbell


                                                                                                      photo:   Robert Horlacher

The paddle steamer sets off from Flüelen for the last time in 2021 on sailing 24
back to Luzern for her winter lay-up

Although PS Stadt Luzern was planned to be the final paddle steamer in
timetabled service during 2021 - owing to fine weather causing large crowds
- sister PS Uri had to 'double-back' to Vitznau before arriving at Weggis
to pick up the remaining passengers after PS Stadt Luzern left "full"
Finally she is seen arriving back to Luzern

Saturday - 16th October 2021

PS Stadt Rappperswil  (Lake Luzern)


                                                                                                        photo:   Daniel Eichenberger

The paddle steamer approaches Thalwil on her return afternoon sailing 112
from Rapperswil to Zurich

Friday - 15th October 2021

PS Blümlisalp  (Lake Thun)



                                                                                                      photo:   Robert Horlacher

The paddle steamers heads back to Thun from Interlaken West along the
Interlaken channel to the lake on her afternoon

Wednesday - 13th October 2021

PS La Suisse  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Robert Monch

The paddle steamer sets off from Geneva on a post-season charter

Wednesday - 13th October 2021

PS La Suisse  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Robert Monch

The paddle steamer makes a special post-season visit to Geneva for a charter sailing

She is seen standing at Pâquis pier covered in flags ready to sail
with sister PS Montreux 'laid-up' behind

Friday - 8th October 2021

PS Simplon  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Alain Vuistiner

The paddle steamer steps in to cover the broken down PS La Suisse for the rest
of the Autumn timetable

She is seen approaching Château-de-Chillon on her outward afternoon sailing 922
from Lausanne

Thursday - 7th October 2021

PS La Suisse  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                      picture:   Montreux webcam

The paddle steamer calls at Montreux on her return afternoon sailing 923
from Château-de-Chillon to Lausanne

This turned out to be her final sailing of 2021 as she broke down on return
to Ouchy Harbour

Her sailings for the remainder of the Autumn timetable will now be
covered by sister PS Simplon

Do you have any further information ?

Wednesday - 6th October 2021

PSs Stadt Rapperswil and Stadt Zürich  (Lake Zurich)


                                                                                                      photo:   Robert Horlacher

The paddle steamers stand at Zurich Wollishofen Dock prior to the "friends AGM

After the meeting PS Stadt Rapperswil
(left) operated a '90 minute non-landing cruise'

Sunday - 3rd October 2021

PS Blümlisalp  (Lake Thun)


                                                                                                      photo:   Martin Eisl

The paddle steamer has just called at Beatushöhlen-Sundlauenenon her daily
outward sailing 15 from Thun to Interlaken

Saturday - 2nd October 2021

PS Piemonte  (Lake Maggiore)


                                                                                                      photo:   Martin Eisl

The paddle steamer departs Arona dock (Italy) for the pier prior to her full-length
international charter sailing (open to the public) to Locarno
(Switzerland)

The sailing was originally planned for 2020..........
..........but it was delayed due to the Covid restrictions at the time

Saturday - 2nd October 2021

PS Neuchâtel (Lake Neuchâtel)


                                                                                                      photo:   Alain Vuistiner


                                                                                                      photo:   Olivier Bachmann

The paddle steamer approaches Grandson from Neuchâtel on a
post-season special sailing in connection with the Trivapor AGM

Later arriving back from her post-meeting Lunch Cruise.........
..........before her final sailing of 2021 back to to Neuchâtel

Friday - 1st October 2021

PS Neuchâtel (Lake Neuchâtel)


                                                                                                      photo:   Ernst Mischler

The paddle steamer arrives at Portalban from Neuchâtel on her
final timetabled Lunch Cruise sailing 103
during the last day in public service of her extended 2021 season


Thursday - 30th September 2021

MPV Italia  (Lake Garda)


                                                                                                      picture:   Limone webcam

This was the last sighting of the motor paddle vessel from the Limone webcam
before it went off-line
She is seen approaching Limone for Riva on sailing 76

Do you know if she did continued in service until the end of the summer timetable
on Sunday 3rd October ?

Saturday - 25th September 2021

PSs Uri and Stadt Luzern  (Lake Luzern)


                                                                                                      photo:   Robert Horlacher

The paddle steamers 'double-bank' at Hergiswil for the delayed "Friends" AGM

Thursday - 30th September 2021

MPV Vevey  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Jean Vernet

The motor paddle vessel approaches Montreux on another autumn chrter

Wednesday - 29th September 2021

PS Blümlisalp (Lake Thun)


                                                                                                      photo:   Ernst Mischler

The paddle steamer sails between Spiez and Faulensee on her outward sailing 15
from Thun to Interlaken

Monday - 27th September 2021

PS Simplon  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Alain Vuistiner

The paddle steamer is covering the 'double' Lausanne to Château-de-Chillon
late-Autumn roster and is seen approaching Pully on her first return sailing 921

Sunday - 26th September 2021

PS Stadt Rapperswil  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        picture:   Zurich webcam

The paddle steamer arrives back at Zurich at the end of the final return
Sunset Cruise sailing 118 of 2021 from Rapperswil

Wednesday - 22nd September 2021

PS La Suisse  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Alain Vuistiner

The paddle steamer approaches Montreux on the last week of her outward
evening sailing 288 from Lausanne

Friday - 17th September 2021

PS Lötschberg  (Lake Brienz)


                                                                                                        photo:   Robert Horlacher

The paddle steamer approaches Brienz on sailing 65 from Interlaken

Tuesday - 21st September 2021

PS Neuchâtel  (Lake Neuchâtel)


                                                                                                        photo:   Alain Vuistiner

The paddle steamer stands at Bienne/Biel prior to operating her final return sailing 42
of 2021 to Neuchâtel

Friday - 17th September 2021

PS Simplon  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Robert Monch

The paddle steamer operated a special pre-season sailing from Geneva to mark her
'return to service'
She is seen 'whistling' as she passes the Geneva Fountain

Tuesday - 21st September 2021

PS Neuchâtel  (Lake Neuchâtel)


                                                                                                        photo:   Alain Vuistiner

The paddle steamer stands at Bienne/Biel prior to operating her final return sailing 42
of 2021 to Neuchâtel

Saturday - 18th Septerber 2021

PS Simplon  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        picture:   Nyon webcam

The paddle steamer - complete with flags flying - calls at Nyon on sailing 102
from Geneva to Lusanne - her first public sailing of 2021
The start to her much delayed entry in to service was caused by waiting parts
to complete her major overhaul

Friday - 17th Septerber 2021

PS Uri  (Lake Luzern)


                                                                                                        picture:   Weggis webcam

The paddle steamer unusually covered the 1712 "After Work Cruise" sailings 29-38
from Luzern to Vitznau and is seen leaving Weggis on her outward journey


These sailings used to be regularly operated by a paddle steamer throughout the summer
but in recent years have become part of the normal motor vessel rosters

Thursday - 16th September 2021

PS Simplon  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Robert Monch

The paddle steamer arrives at Genena from Ouchy Dock
to start her much reduced 2021 season

After a weekend of public sailings from Geneva to Ouchy over the local holiday weekend she
moves to Lausanne for a few days on the 'double' mid-week Lausanne to the Upper Lake sailings

Saturday - 11th Septerber 2021

PS Stadt Luzern  (Lake Luzern)


                                                                                                        picture:   Luzern webcam

The paddle steamer stands at Pier No.3 at Luzern ready to set off on her much delayed "Welcome Back Parade"
Her other three operational paddle steamer sisters can be seen at the piers onthe right

Friday - 10th September 2021

MPV Italie  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Jean Vernet

The motor paddle vessel arrives Montreux in the dark
at the end of a non-stop Charter sailing from Yvoire

Friday - 10th September 2021

PS Rhône  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Robert Monch

The paddle steamer stands at Ouchy Harbour towards the end of her major re-build
She is expected to return to service before the end of the year

Wednesday - 8th September 2021

PS Montreux  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Jean Vernet

The paddle steamer operates a post-season Charter sailing and is seen off-Montreux

Wednesday - 6th September 2021

PS Lötschberg (Lake Brienz)


                                                                                                      photo:   Ernst Mischler

The paddle steamer departs Ringgenberg to cross the lake to Bönigen on her
return afternoon sailing 72 from Brienz to Interlaken

Saturday - 4th September 2021

PS Savoie (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Robert Monch


The paddle steamer approaches Versoix of her penultimate outward evening
sailing 388 of 2021 from Geneva to Lausanne

Friday - 3rd September 2021

MPV Vevey (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Robert Monch


The motor paddle vessel sets off from Geneva on her final non-landing
"After Work Cruise" sailing 392 of 2021

Thursday - 2nd September 2021

PS Montreux (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                              photo:   Robert Horlacher

The paddle steamer departs Vevey Marché pier on her summer afternoon sailing 906
from Lausanne to Château-de-Chillon

Saturday - 21st August 2021

PSs Stadt Luzern and Unterwalden  (Lake Luzern)


click on photo to enlarge                                                                                                         photo:   Carlo Sottocasa

The flagship (left) sets off from Luzern to Flüelen on the
'Gotthard Panormana Express' sailing 13
On the right PS Unterwalden stands at Luzern waiting to operate
a special charter sailing later in the day


Monday - 23rd August 2021

MPV Vevey and PS Montreux  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Alain Vuistiner

Lunchtime at Lausanne
MPV Vevey
(left) sets off for Geneva on her return afternoon sailing 105 whilst
sister PS Montreux
(right) - now re-converted to steam power - arrives from the dock
to form afternoon sailing 906 to Château-de-Chillon

Saturday - 21st August 2021

PS Blümlisalp (Lake Thun)


                                                                                              photo:   Robert Horlacher

The paddle steamer enters the Interlaken channel at the end of her outward
sailing 15 from Thun


Note the mast has already been lowered ready to sail under the Interlaken by-pass
mid-way along the canal

?????? - August 2021

PS Montreux (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Robert Monch


The paddle vessel nears the end of her evening sailing 487 from Lausanne to Yvoire

Tuesday - 17th August 2021

PS Neuchâtel  (Lake Neuchâtel)


                                                                                                        photo:   Alain Vuistiner

The paddle steamer approaches Twann on her weekly return afternoon sailing 42
from Bienne/Biel back to Neuchâtel

Friday - 13th August 2021

MPV Italie  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Alain Vuistiner

The motor paddle vessel eventually returned to service following her breakdown
on Wednesday 7th July and is seen departing Cĥateau-de-Chillon on her
late-afternoon sailing 508 "Round the Upper Lake"

Tuesday - 10th August 2021

MPV Italie  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Jean Vernet

Following a long period waiting for spare parts..........
..........the motor paddle vessel made her first test sailing - seen off Montreux
which if successful should hopefully result in her returning to service before too long

Sunday - 8th August 2021

PS Neuchâtel  (Lake Neuchâtel)


                                                                                                        picture:   Morat/Murten webcam

The paddle steamer made her very much delayed first visit of the year
to Lake Morat/Murten
She is seen at Morat/Murten harbour having just completed her outward
Lunch Cruise sailing 63 from Neuchâtel

Saturday - 7th August 2021

PS Montreux  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Alain Vuistiner

On a very wet Saturday,  the paddle steamer arrives at Lausanne from the dock
ready to form her afternoon sailings 906 to Château-de-Chillon

Saturday - 7th August 2021

PS Uri  (Lake Luzern)


                                                                                                        picture:   Luzern webcam

The paddle steamer unusually had the morning off..........
Instead she operated the afternoon and evening sailings 17-26-33-36
vice PS Unterwalden
- which had a private charter

Thursday - 5th August 2021

MPV Italia  (Lake Garda)



                                                                                                            photos:   Jean Gersbach

The motor paddle vessel spent a sunny day sailing round the Upper End of the Lake
The top photo shows her heading north off-Torbola on lunchtime sailing 76
and below off-Limone on sailings 75 and 77 respectively

Sunday - 1st August 2021

PSs Uri, Unterwalden and Stadt Luzern  (Lake Luzern)


                                                                                                                picture:   Luzern webcam


The paddle steamers set off on their Parade along with mv Diamant


Saturday - 31st July 2021

PS Neuchâtel  (Lake Neuchâtel)


                                                                                                pictures:   Neuchâtel webcam


                                                                                                            photo:   Alain Vuistiner

The paddle steamer departs Neuchâtel harbour on her first much delayed
sailing 201 to Estavayer-le-Lac - then sailing 205
Later she calls at Estavayer-le-Lac pier


Being the last Saturday of the month,  the sailing should have
continued to Yverdon-les-Bains but all sailings are still SUSPENDED
at the southern end of the lake due to the high water level
Instead she doubled back to Neuchâtel and operated the lunch cruise from there

Thursday - 29th July 2021

PS Montreux  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Lukas Bruckner

The paddle steamer passes close to the Dezaley vinyard on her outward sailing 906
from Lausanne to the Upper Lake

She is seen from sister PS La Suisse on her return aftrenoon 'anti-clockwise'
circuit of the Upper Lake

Monday - 26th July 2021

PS Stadt Luzern  (Lake Luzern)


                                                                                                        photo:   Daniel Eichenberger

The paddle steamer passes Meggenhorn on her outward sailing 13 to Flüelen
Unfortunately by the following Wednesday she was back at the dock
yet again missing a further two days of sailings..........
..........the largest number recorded for any Swiss paddle steamer this year

Wednesday  Thursday and Friday - 21st to 23rd July 2021

PS Savoie   mv Lausanne  and  MPV Vevey   (Lake Geneva)

   


On Wednesday most sailings by PS Savoie and on
Thursday all sailings by acting PS-mv Lausanne also
Friday the "After Work" evening cruise by MPV Vevey *
were all reported CANCELLED
* - she did operate the earlier Geneva--Lansanne-Geneva sailings as booked

Do YOU know why ?


According to the local newspaper    mv Lausanne was stopped
on reaching St.Sulpice as a crew member had tested positive for Covid

Saturday - 24th July 2021

PS Gallia (Lake Uri)


                                                                                                        pictures:   Luzern and Weggis webcams


PS Gallia was the last SGV paddle steamer to emerge from the dock
after the High Water Level on the lake and is seen heading
light
from the dock to Pier No 1 at Luzern before approaching Weggis
on sailing 43 to Flüelen
with Mount Pilatus in the background



Friday - 23rd July 2021

PS Uri (Lake Uri)


                                                                                                                picture:   Luzern webcam


PS Uri was the first SGV paddle steamer to emerge from the dock
and is seen standing at Pier No 1 ready to operate sailing 7 to Flüelen



Thursday - 20th July 2021

PS Savoie (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                              photo:   Robert Horlacher

The paddle steamer leaves Geneva Pâquis pier to cross the harbour to Jardin-Anglais
at the end of her lunchtime return sailing 365 from Yvoire

Thursday - 22nd July 2021

PS Stadt Zürich (Lake Zurich)


                                                                                                                picture:   Zurich webcam


A good crowd was waiting to join the paddle steamer on her first sailing 111
from Zurich to Rapperswil after the HIGH Water Level on the lake had
resulted in the suspension of sailings to/from Rapperswil



Wednesday - 21st July 2021

PS Blumlisalp (Lake Thun)


                                                                                                                picture:   Oberhofen webcam


The paddle steamer has returned to service following the recent suspension
of sailings on most of the Swiss Lakes due to High Water Levels

She is seen leaving Oberhofen on her outward morning sailing 15
from Thun to Interlaken

Look closely and you can see her trying to hide behind Oberhofen castle !


Wednesday - 21st July 2021

PS Lotschberg (Lake Brienz)


                                                                                                        photo:   Alain Vuistiner

The paddle steamer approaches Giessbach on her return afternoon
sailing 70 Brienz to Interlaken

Tuesday - 20th July 2021

PS Lötschberg (Lake Brienz)


Click on picture to zoom in                                                                                                      picture:   Bönigen webcam


The paddle steamer was the first of the "High Water Storm Bound" ships to return
to service following the recent suspension of sailings on most of the Swiss Lakes

She is seen leaving Bönigen on her outward morning sailing 63
from Interlaken to Brienz



Sunday - 18th July 2021

PS La Suisse (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        picture:   Vevey webcam


The paddle steamer approaches Vevey on her return
morning sailing 102 from Lausanne round the Upper Lake



Friday - 16th July 2021

MPV Vevey (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Christian Meyer


The motor paddle vessel approaches Morges on her return
afternoon sailing 105 from Lausanne to Geneva


Unusually for mid-summer - Lake Geneva was the only Swiss lake to operate
paddle steamers as on this date the sailings on all the other lakes were suspended
due to 'High Water Levels' following horrendous rain throughout Switzerland
causing unprecedented lake shipping disruption

Tuesday - 12th July 2021

Brunnen (Lake Luzern)


                                                                                                        picture:   Brunnen webcam

The last motor vessel arrrives at Brunnen dock for the "short-term" mid-summer lay-up

Monday - 11th July 2021

PS Montreux (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Alain Vuistiner

The paddle steamer calls at Rivaz/St-Saphorin on her return afternoon
sailing 907 from Château-de-Chillon to Lausanne

Sunday - 11th July 2021

PS Lötschberg (Lake Brienz)


                                                                                              pictures:   Bönigen webcam

After two days having to remain at Interlaken due to the High Water Level
the paddle steamer was back in action as she called at Bönigen on outward
morning sailing 63 to Brienz

Friday - 9th July 2021

MPV Italie (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Jean Vernet

Following her breakdown at Montreux on Wednesday 7th July
the motor paddle vessel stands at Le Bouveret awaiting repairs

Wednesday 7th July 2021

MPV Italia  (Lake Garda)

                                                                                                                    pictures:  Limone webcam

After missing the 2020 season due to the Coronavirus restrictions..........
..........the motor paddle vessel makes her first visit of 2021 to Limone


She is seen arriving about 10 minutes late
at the end of her new sailing 72 from Malcesine

Wednesday - 7th July 2021

Lakes Thun and Brienz


                                                                              pictures:   mv Berner Oberland and Bönigen webcams


Owing to the low water level on Lake Thun - all sailings
(by both PS Blümlisalp
(in the background) and the motor vessels
had to be SUSPENDED on Wednesday 7th July

The same is to apply until AT LEAST Thursday 8th July

So why not head over Lake Brienz where PS Lötschberg is still sailing ?

Sunday - 4th July 2021

MPV Vevey (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Robert Monch


The motor paddle vessel passes the fountain on the approach to Geneva
on her return afternoon sailing 105 from Lausanne

Sunday - 4th July 2021

PS Unterwalden (Lake Luzern)


                                                                                              picture:   Luzern webcam

The paddle steamer 'hoots' as she sets off from Luzern Pier No 1 on her weekly
Breakfast Cruise sailing 9 to Beckenried

Thursday - 1st July 2021

PS Simplon (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Alain Vuistiner

Work continues to take place at Ouchy Dock so the paddle steamer can re-enter
service in the autumn


Note the large "hole" where the starboard paddlewheel should be

Monday - 28th June 2021

MPV Italie (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Jean Vernet

Despite the thunder and lightening,  the paddle steamer departs Montreux
on her final sailing 509 of the day from Le Bouveret to Vevey

Thursday - 1st July 2021

PS Blümlisalp (Lake Thun)


                                                                                                        pictures:   mv Berner Oberland webcam


The paddle steamer returns to service with her normal sailing 15
to Interlaken
She is seen leaving Thun from mv Berner Oberland who was having a well deserved
'day-off' having covered for the paddle steamer the previous three days

Saturday - 26th June 2021

PS Stadt Luzern (Lake Luzern)


                                                                                                        photo:   Beat Zumstein

The paddle steamer operates her first special 'Wine and Dine' evening cruise
sailing 105 from Luzern

She is seen passing the narrow part of the lake between Vitznau and Beckenried

known locally as "the noses"  (English translation)

Friday - 25th June 2021

MPV Vevey (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Alain Vuistiner

The motor paddle vessel calls at Coppet on her return afternoon sailing 105
from Lausanne to Geveva

Unlike other days when she finishes service at teatime..........
..........she continues with an evening 'after work' cruise

Sunday - 20th June 2021

PS Unterwalden (Lake Luzern)


                                                                                              photo:   Robert Horlacher

Timetabled calls at Bouchs by a paddle steamer are now quite rare
- in fact there is now only one Sunday call on sailing 9 from Luzern to Beckenried
She is seen approaching the pier on the weekly morning breakfast cruise

Saturday - 26th June 2021

MPV Vevey (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                              picture:   Nyon webcam

A good crowd waits at Nyon pier for the motor paddle vessel to take them
across the lake to Yvoire (in France)
as part of her outward sailing 102 from Geneva to Lausanne

Friday - 25th June 2021

mv Europa (Lake Luzern)


                                                                                              picture:   Weggis webcam

ONCE AGAIN the recently re-built flagship PS Stadt Luzern failed to operate her
advertised sailing to Flüelen
With no time to prepare another paddle steamermv Europa had to cover
the "Gotthard Panorama Express" sailing 13

Wednesday - 23rd June 2021

PS Montreux (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Alain Vuistiner

The paddle steamer calls at Montreux on her outward afternoon sailing 906
from Lausanne to Château-de-Chillon

Tuesday - 22nd June 2021

PS La Suisse (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Jean Vernet

The paddle steamer approaches Montreux on her first morning sailing 201
of the day from Le Bouveret to Lausanne

Monday and Tuesday - 21st and 22nd June 2021

PS Unterwalden (Lake Luzern)


                                                                                                        pictures:   Luzern and Weggis webcams


PS Stadt Luzern failed to leave the dock for the daily 1112 sailing 13
meaning PS Unterwalden had to cover yet again on both days

CLEARLY SOMETHING IS WRONG WITH THE LARGER PADDLE STEAMER
..........do YOU know what the problem is ?

Sunday - 18th June 2021

PS La Suisse (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Robert Monch


Despite the miserable weather,  the paddle steamer completed her usual Summer
three trips 'Round the Upper Lake'

She is seen approaching Lausanne at the end of her early afternoon sailing 203
from Le Bouveret

Friday - 18th June 2021

MPV Vevey (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Robert Monch


The motor paddle vessel arrives 'light' at Geneva for the start of the 2021 Summer Season
She had set off from Le Bouveret that morning where she had been
"standing in" for her sister MPV Italie in the Upper Lake

Wednesday - 16th June 2021

PS Gallia (Lake Luzern)


                                                                                                      photo:   Ernst Mischler

Following a SGV "change of strategy" - instead of only operating on Sundays the paddle steamer is now operating Mondays to Thursdays as well vice PS Unterwalden and is seen returning from Flüelen on return sailing 26 near Sisikon before continuing to Luzern

Friday - 11th June 2021

PS Blümlisalp (Lake Thun)


                                                                                                      photo:   Ernst Mischler

The paddle steamer operates her delayed "first" Firday evening cruise of 2021
and is seen near Gunten on her return sailing 126 from Beatenbucht to Thun

Friday - 11th June 2021

PS Savoie (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                              photos:   Robert Monch


The paddle steamer sets off from Geneva Mont Blanc pier on her late-evening non-landing cruise sailing 386 into the Petit-Lac

From next weekend her evening sailing will also call at Yvoire and inter-connect
with sister PS Montreux

Thursday - 10th June 2021

MPV Italie (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                          photo:  Alain Vuistiner

The motor paddle vessel rounds the Château-de-Chillon on sailing 528 to approach
the pier and pick up the connecting passengers for the Upper Lake piers
who have just alighted from PS La Suisse
(view from her dining saloon)
as she heads back to Lausanne on sailing 923

Tuesday - 8th June 2021

PS Savoie (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                          photo:  Alain Vuistiner

The paddle steamer heads for Geneva having just called at Coppet on her return
afternoon cruise sailing 327 from Yvoire


Sunday - 6th June 2021

PS La Suisse (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        picture:   Montreux webcam

The paddle steamer departs Montreux on her last leg of her evening cruise sailing 289
back to Lausanne


Saturday - 5th June 2021

PS Lötschberg (Lake Brienz)


                                                                                              pictures:   Bönigen webcam

It was miserable weather to greet the paddle steamer as she approached Bönigen
on her much dealyed first sailing 65 of the season from Interlaken to Brienz
Fortunately by the time she operated her afternoon sailing 71 it had begun to improve

Tuesday - 1st June 2021

PS La Suisse (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                              photo:   Robert Horlacher

The paddle steamer "slams on the brakes" (ie - "full astern") as she approaches
Montreux on her morning sailing 920 from Lausanne to the Upper Lake
This "apparent" sudden change of direction is the easiest way for the captain to steer
the ship towards the pier so his crew can reach to fasten the ropes to the pier

No extra pier staff to catch the ropes in Switzerland !!!!!

Sunday - 30th May 2021

MPV Italie (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Jean Vernet

The motor paddle vessel approaches Villeneuve on her first morning sailing 521
of the day from Le Bouveret to Vevey

Friday - 28th May 2021

PS La Suisse (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Jean Vernet

The paddle steamer departs Montreux on her return evening cruise sailing 289
back to Lausanne


However at the other end of the lake - sister PS Savoie will not start her evening cruises until
Monday 31st May due to the ongoing "Coronavirus precautions" in force at that part of the lake

Tuesday 24th May 2021

PS Rhône  (Lake Geneva)

                                                                                                              photos:   Robert Monch


The paddle steamer has just been re-floared before being hauled out of the dry dock
into the harbour after spending many months undertaking a major re-build


She will now spend the summer in the harbour whilst 'fitting out' is completed
with a target of re-entering service towards the end of the year

Whit Monday 24th May 2021

PS Savoie  (Lake Geneva)

                                                                                                              photos:   Robert Monch


The paddle steamer sets off from Geneva for Yvoire on her first sailing 364 of the day
to Yvoire
after missing five days of sailings due to a crew member testing positive for Covid

Whit Sunday - 23rd May 2021

PS Gallia (Lake Luzern)


                                                                                                  picture:   Brunnen webcam


                                                                                    photo:   Beat Zumstein

Following a year 'laid-up' due to Coronavirus economies..........
..........the paddle steamer crosses from Treib to Brunnen whilst operating the first
NEW lunchtime' sailing 43 from Luzern "Round the Upper Lake" for the benefit
of walkers using the "Weg der Schweiz" path
By the time she reached Kehrsiten-Bürgenstock on her return sailing 44
she had picked up a "good" load


In previous years the equivalent sailing was 'stand-alone' from Brunnen and operated daily
by the old,  much smaller mv Mythen (which was withdrawn at the end of the 2020 season)

Friday - 21st May 2021

PS Stadt Luzern (Lake Luzern)


                                                                                              picture:   Luzern webcam

The paddle steamer sails "light" from the dock to Pier No.1 at Luzern to re-commence
her advertised timetabled sailings following further engine repairs

Wednesday - 19th May 2021

PS Unterwalden (Lake Luzern)


                                                                                              picture:   Luzern webcam

The paddle steamer stands at Luzern No.1 pier prior to operating her first sailing 13
of 2021 to Flüelen vice her brokendown sister PS Stadt Luzern

Tuesday - 18th May 2021

PS La Suisse (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                              photo:   Alain Vuistiner

The paddle steamer approaches Cully on her afternoon "Upper Lake Cruise"
sailing 922 from Lausanne to Château-de-Chillon

Monday - 17th May 2021

PS Stadt Zürich  (Lake Zurich)



                                                                                                        photos:  Alain Vuistiner


                                                                                              photo:   Andreas Hofer

The VERY lightly loaded paddle steamer approaches Thalwil on her first afternoon
sailing 111 of 2021 from Zurich to Rapperswil and later near Männedorf

Saturday - 15th May 2021

PS Uri (Lake Luzern)


                                                                                              picture:   Luzern webcam

The paddle steamer loads at Luzern No.1 pier prior to operating sailing 13 to Flüelen
vice her brokendown sister PS Stadt Luzern

Friday - 14th May 2021

PS Stadt Luzern (Lake Luzern)


                                                                                      photo:   supplied by a visitor to this website   $$
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                                                                                    photos:   Daniel Eichenberger and Beat Zumstein

The paddle steamer broke down at Rütli pier on outward sailing sailing 13
from Luzern to Flüelen
Temporary repairs were quickly made to a boiler problem
and she set off about 35 minutes late direct to Flüelen
Whilst at the pier mv Diamant operating sailing 20 'doubled-banked' allowing
passengers wanting an early return to transfer
She is later seen running about 10 minutes late approaching Beckenried and also
Hertenstein on return sailing 24 having made up most of her lost time

Friday - 14th May 2021

MPV Italie (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                              picture:   Montreux webcam

The motor paddle vessel calls at Montreux pier on her first sailing 521 of the day
from Le Bouveret to Vevey

Ascension Thursday - 13th May 2021

PS Blümlisalp (Lake Thun)


                                                                                                      picture:   Neuhaus wenbam

The distant shot at least proves the paddle steamer DID sail specially on Ascension Thursday

She is seen crossing the lake from the end of the Interlaken channel to Beatushöhlen
on her return afternoon sailing 16 from Interlaken to Thun

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Wednesday - 12th May 2021

SS Spiez (Lake Thun)


                                                                                                      photo:   Ernst Mischler

The re-built steamship undertakes another test sailing
which this time included a call at Einigen pier

Sunday - 9th May 2021

PSs Uri and Stadt Luzern (Lake Luzern)




                                                                                              photo:   Robert Horlacher

PS Uri arrives at Flüelen on sailing 7  before passing the Schiller monument
on return sailing 18 then calling at Brunnen dock

due to the strong Föhn winds at the bend on the lake
Later her larger sister PS Stadt Luzern also departs from Brunnen dock on sailing 13

Sunday - 9th May 2021

PS Stadt Rapperswil (Lake Zurich)


                                                                                              photo:   Robert Horlacher

The paddle steamer calls at Horgen on her return "Sunset Cruise" sailing 118
from Rapperswil back to Zurich

Monday - 5th May 2021

PS Savoie  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                              photo:  Robert Monch

The lightly loaded paddle steamer sets off from Geneva on her daily
afternoon sailing 326 to Yvoire

Tuesday - 4th May 2021

PS Savoie  (Lake Geneva)



                                                                                              photos:   Alain Vuistiner
The virtually empty paddle steamer approaches Versiox pier in windy conditions
on her afternoon sailing 326 from Geneva before calling at a deserted Yvoire pier


At least there is now a shelter to provide cover for any waiting passengers
during inclement weather

Sunday - 2nd May 2021

PS Uri  (Lake Luzern)


                                                                                                        photo:   Daniel Eichenberger

The lightly loaded paddle steamer approaches Beckenried on her return sailing 18
from Flüelen to Luzern

Monday - 3rd May 2021

PS Savoie  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        picture:  Nyon webcam

The paddle steamer operated the first much delayed International ferry crossing from
sailing 1346 Nyon (Switzerland) to Yvoire (France)


Prior to that,  she had simply sailed past the end of the pier

Saturday - 1st May 2021

PS Stadt Luzern  (Lake Luzern)



pictures:  Luzern and Weggis webcams    

                                                                                                                   photo:   Daniel Eichenberger


                                                                                                                      photos:   Alain Vuistiner


                                                                                                                      photo:   Robert Horlacher

The paddle steamer returned to service after her major re-build and is seen making her
way from the dock to Pier No.1 at Luzern - then later setting off before approaching
Weggis on her first "Gotthard Panorama Express" sailing 13 from Luzern to Flüelen
in miserable weather
- then finally departing Flüelen and arriving Brunnen on return sailing 24

Monday - 26th April 2021

MPV Vevey (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Jean Vernet

The motor paddle vessel departs Montreux on her morning clockwise
Upper Lake Circle Cruise' sailing 522

Saturday - 24th April 2021

PS Stadt Rapperswil  (Lake Zurich)


                                                                                              photo:   Robert Horlacher

The paddle steamer returns from Zurich to the dock
after working sailing 112 from Rapperswil

Friday - 23rd April 2021

PS Stadt Luzern (Lake Luzern)


                                                                                                      photo:   Andreas Hofer
The paddle steamer made a further "test" which is expected to be the last
before entering service for real

This was mainly for "crew familiarisation"

Wednesday - 21st April 2021

PS La Suisse (Lake Geneva)

                                                                                              photo:   Alain Vuistiner

The empty tables in the main dining saloon of the paddle steamer is the clearest
sign that the Coronavirus precautions are far from over

Hopefully things 'will' improve next month with many shipping companies
planning to re-start catering..........
..........but looking back earlier in the year,  the same was being said for April

Time will tell how long it takes for passenger numbers to rise again !!!

Tuesday - 20th April 2021

PS Savoie (Lake Geneva)

                                                                                              photo:   Alain Vuistiner

The paddle steamer approaches Coppet on her outward afternoon sailings 326 from Geneva

Owing to the ongoing Coronavirus Precautions preventing "Tourist" calls at any
French piers,  she had to omit Yvoire and in consequence sailed slowly to Nyon
ready for her return sailing at 1710

Monday - 19th April 2021

PS La Suisse (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                              photo:   Jean Vernet

The large steam powered paddle steamer continues to operate her twice daily sailings 920-921-922-923 from Lausanne to the Upper Lake

She is seen leving Montreux on her first sailing of the day - heading for Château-de-Chillon

Saturday - 17th April 2021

PS Rhône (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                              photo:   Robert Horlacher


                                                                                              photo:   Robert Monch

The paddle steamer is nearing the completion of her major re-build in Ouchy dry-dock
and is partially covered in plastic sheeting ready for her final external painting


She is expected to be refloated shortly to enable a start to be made on the
first of two new motor ferries for the mid-lake services

Sunday - 18th April 2021

MPV Italie (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:   Daniel Eichenberger

The motor paddle vessel arrives Château-de-Chillon on her first day in service
during 2021


She is now planned to cover all the "Upper Lake Circle Cruises" throughout
the summer season - out-based at Le Bouveret

Saturday - 17th April 2021

PS La Suisse  (Lake Geneva)

photos:  Robert Monch,  Maurice Decoppet and Daniel Eichenberger  
The paddle steamer operated the regular afternoon ferry
sailings 1111-1112-1113-1114-1115-1116-1117-1118-1119-1120-1121-1122
from Lausanne to Evian-les-Bains to coincide with the "Open Day"
to see progress on the work to complete the re-build of PS Rhône

She is seen leaving Ouchy dock,  departine Lausanne (sailing 1111),  on-board at Evisn-les-bains Casino pier,  returning to Lausanne (sailing 1112) and departing Lausanne (sailing 1117)

Saturday - 17th April 2021

PS Stadt Rapperswil  (Lake Zurich)


                                                                                                        photo:  Alain Vuistiner

The paddle steamer operated the regular afternoon sailings 111-112 from Zurich

She is seen arriving Thalwil on the outward leg to Rapperswil

Friday - 16th April 2021

PS Savoie  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                              photos:  Robert Monch

The immaculate paddle steamer has just arrived at Geneva Jardin Anglais pier
- having sailed 'light' from Ouchy dock - ready to start her 2021 season

She is planned to make her first public sailings on Sunday 18th April

Monday - 12th April 2021

MPV Vevey  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:  Alain Vuistiner
The motor paddle vessel arrives Ouchy dock for her much delayed winter overhaul
Initially it was planned she would have been replaced by sister MPV Italie mid-winter
but she was delayed at Ouchy undertaking further repairs

Sunday - 11th April 2021

PS Stadt Rapperswil  (Lake Zurich)
                                                                                                        photos:  Daniel Eichenberger

The paddle steamer approaches Thalwil on her weekend afternoon sailing 111
from Zurich to Rapperswil and return

Easter Sunday - 4th April 2021

PS Stadt Rapperswil  (Lake Zurich)

                                                                                                        photos:  Daniel Eichenberger

The paddle steamer operated the re-timed afternoon sailings 111-112 from Zurich
to Rapperswil and return

She is initially seen ready to leave Zurich and later departing Thalwil as she heads for home

Easter Saturday - 3rd April 2021

MPV Vevey  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                              photos:  Robert Monch
The weather took a turn for the worse whilst the motor paddle vessel operated the
special afternoon sailing 759 from Geneva around the "Little Lake"


With a poor weather forecast for the following weekend,  her short Easter outing
turned out to be the final sailings of her extended 2020 season

Good Friday - 2nd April 2021

PS Stadt Rapperswil (Lake Zurich)


                                                                                              pictures:   Zurich webcam

The paddle steamer arrive Zurich "light" from her winter lay-up before tying up at the pier
to load passengers for her first sailing 111 of 2021 to Rapperswil and back

Thursday - 1st April 2021

PS Savoie  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:  Jean Vernet
The paddle steamer makes a "test" sailing to the Upper Lake and is seen passing Montreux
She is planned to return to public service on Sunday 18th April from Geneva

Wednesday - 31st March 2021

PS La Suisse  (Lake Geneva)


                                                                                                        photo:  Alain Vuistiner
The paddle steamer raises steam at Ouchy dock prior to entering the lakeon a "test" sailing
She is planned to return to public service on Saturday 17th April from Lausanne

Sunday - 28th March 2021

MPV Vevey  (Lake Geneva)


picture:  Geneva webcam                                                                          (click on photo to enlarge)   photo: Robert Monch
The motor paddle vessel passes the fountain on the first of her
special "one hour" cruises from Geneva and later returning on sailing 761

Thursday/Friday - 25/26th March 2021

PS Stadt Luzern (Lake Luzern)


                                                                                              photos:   Robert Horlacher

The paddle steamer undertakes two further days of "crew training" sailings
No further outings are expected prior to the first public sailings 13-24 at the start of May

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