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Excelsior Spotted sailing along the Orwell near Pin Mill

Our 2018 April Day Sails were some of the sunniest, and on Sunday, we managed to get some wonderful sailing in, donning just T shirts. Whilst out, local photographer Kevin Jay was also out and about capturing footage of the day's activities. Kevin has kindly shared this images with us, and they are rather [...]

By | April 24th, 2018|Events, Ship's Log|0 Comments

Limfjorden Rundt 2017 – With Boy Leslie

A Small bit of Boat Hopping... Excelsior Volunteer Will Paterson spent some of the 2017 season on another vessel, Boy Leslie, a British Smack who is run and maintained by a group of dedicated volunteers, chaired by Bjorn Abrahamsen, a good friend to Excelsior and her crew. Will joined the crew of Boy Leslie taking part [...]

By | April 18th, 2018|Events, Volunteers|0 Comments

Welcome to our new First Mate for 2018

We are very pleased to welcome aboard our newest recruit to join the Excelsior team, Barbara Ramseier! Barbara joins us from sailing traditional wooden vessels throughout the Arctic, sailing adult charters in and around Iceland and Norway. Having been a friend of the ships for a number of years, the time has found itself right [...]

By | April 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Farewell to First Mate Karol Petryka

During April 2018 we say farewell and the best of luck to our First Mate Karol Petryka. Karol joined us back in 2015 as Bosun, before quickly filling the role of First Mate by the end of that season. His skills on the Fore deck have been welcome, and with the crew naming him as [...]

By | April 17th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Refit Progress 2018 Part 2

As we take on the task of shaping and creating our new Bow Sprit, our skilled and Talented Crew have done a fabulous job of successfully taking on this task all in house. See below a small gallery of snaps of the progress of this work, which along with our crew, involved many volunteers!

By | April 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

National Historic Ships UK secures full National Lottery grant for skills training project!

National Historic Ships UK (NHS-UK) is to receive a National Lottery grant of £403,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) Skills for the Future Programme for its Shipshape Heritage Training Partnership 2 project, it was announced today. Thanks to money raised by National Lottery players, this project will build on a previous project supported by [...]

By | January 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Year new challenge! Excelsior’s 2018 season is OPEN!

Have you booked your berth on board Excelsior yet for 2018? Be it for your group, or as an individual looking for your own challenge, now is the time to reserve your bunk! With some fantastic season launch day sails in Ipswich in April from just £75 pp to full week North Sea Crossings to [...]

By | January 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments