Some folks may know that part of our winter/spring refit this year has been making a new bowsprit for Excelsior. Well, we're done! Soon we'll post a video showing some of the finer details of this process but in the meantime... As part of our epic mission to get the new bowsprit in place, here's [...]
We wish you were here! Although we aren't in a position to welcome aboard guests at the moment due to the restrictions on non-essential travel - once we get the go-ahead to resume sailing, we will hit the seas running! Wishing you and your loves one's safety and comfort during this time of social isolation. [...]
With the start of the sailing season suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we have taken the opportunity to give you the opportunity to Explore Excelsior, the boat, and her history online with a new "Explore Excelsior" section of our website. http://www.theexcelsiortrust.co.uk/discover.
The Tom Crisp Sailing Scholarships 2020 Applications for the 2020 Scholarships are invited. The closing date is 20th March Awarded by The Excelsior Trust for up to four young people from East Anglia THE SAILING SCHOLARSHIPS: The Scholarships will enable rhree young people the opportunity to sail with Excelsior this summer TOM CRISP: The 2020 [...]
We entered our new ship’s boat for the National Historic Ships “Martyn Heighton Award for Conservation” (https://www.nationalhistoricships.org.uk/nhs_menu_nav/197) and won a Highly Commended Award ‘for the research, workmanship and the conservation methodology applied’. The boat was built by Lowestoft’s International Boatbuilding Training College. 14’ 6” long, made from larch and oak it’s a ‘proper’ sea boat, [...]
Interested in volunteering on our winter refit ? Opportunities available 8am til 4pm Tuesday - Saturday each week. until the end of March. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Tom Crisp Sailing Scholarships 2019 - Scholars Reports THE SAILING SCHOLARSHIPS: The Scholarships enabled three young people the opportunity to sail with Excelsior this summer from Lowestoft. The 2019 sailing scholarships are named after Thomas Crisp VC, DSC, RNR, the heroic and distinguished skipper of the (armed) Lowestoft Smack ‘Nelson’, who lost his life in [...]
The Tom Crisp Sailing Scholarships 2019 Applications for the 2019 Scholarships have now closed. Awarded by The Excelsior Trust for up to four young people from Norfolk and Suffolk, for a 25-day sailing adventure during July and August 2019 THE SAILING SCHOLARSHIPS: The Scholarships will enable up to four young people the opportunity to sail for 25 [...]