Fears over future of historic passenger ship

Owners of the Balmoral need £350,000 to return it to the waters Credit: ITV News West Country

There are fears one of the West Country's most historic passenger ships may never sail again. The Balmoral hasn't sailed since last year.

The charity that owns is says it needs to raise £350,000 pounds to return it to the waters of North Somerset and Devon in 2014. The vintage excursion ship has carried more than 2 million passengers in the 27 years since it was last restored.