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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

Refit Progress 2017/18

Here we will share the progress of our Winter Refit. To date we have achieved the following:- Slipped - 6th November 2017 Excelsior on the slips 6th november Stripped the hull and received the timer timber delivered for plank and bowspirt 16 november 2017 Removed the four sections of rotten plank [...]

By | November 29th, 2017|Ship's Log|0 Comments

Excelsior Boat is nearly complete!

With thanks to the Lowestoft IBTC and the Setterfield Trust Excelsior's little boat is nearly complete and will join us for our social Hear, the IBTC show what they've been up to in their latest newsletter and by kind permission see below some of the IBTC's work this year. IBTC trainees and staff working [...]

By | November 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tribute to John Rochester 1934 – 2017

John Rochester Dies John Rochester, one of The Trust’s most down-to-earth and practical supporters, sadly passed away on Sunday, 19th November 2017.  John was one of the World’s larger-than-life characters whom I first met when, as the ‘John’ of John Martin Construction, he was main contractor for the re-construction of the entrance of the Yacht [...]

By | November 19th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Excelsior back in Lowestoft for a quick rest

After a busy summer, Excelsior is having a quick rest back in her home port of Lowestoft before setting off again in September. If you are looking for a trip aboard this historic ship, it's not too late join us for one of the dates below for either a lovely day sail or a voyage [...]

By | August 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments