The Excelsior

Excelsior, officially one of the 60 most important historic ships in Britain. Now lovingly restored to her original 1921 condition, she provides adventure and excitement at sea for groups and individuals from all walks of life. Each year she takes hundreds of people to sea, sailing about 7,000 miles around the western seaboard of Europe and participating in major maritime events such as the Tall Ships Race.

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Excelsior offers a unique sailing experience for anyone with a spirit of adventure! She was designed to tackle the demands of the North Sea, and thus her performance under sail is comfortable yet quick, very stable and with a spacious deck area. Her deck layout and rig are almost totally authentic - very easy to work. The Trust welcomes individual voyagers and groups and recognises the very different needs of both, but for everyone Excelsior can offer an unforgettable experience aboard a unique historic sailing vessel. Click the button below to see how you can book today!

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Refurbishment is an ongoing process and it will be for the rest of her sea going life. At The Excelsior Trust we need to appeal in hope that charitable trusts and foundations will continue to help us fulfil our mandate of transforming young people's lives at sea. Please click the button below to find out how you can help.

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