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Voyage Kit List – Excelsior Packing Tips!

By | June 2nd, 2017|News|

Coming on a Voyage with Excelsior? Don't know what to bring? Well, look no further than here, along with the great kit list that we provide everyone when you book below is a little breakdown of some handy tips from the team and previous voyage crew who have been in your position before. Top Tips! "Don't bring [...]

Copenhagen to Gothenburg – Mooring in Gottskär May 2017

By | May 8th, 2017|Ship's Log|

Following Excelsior's departure from Lowestoft on the 22nd April, she has made it across the North Sea, through the Kiel Canal and up along the coast of Sweden, arriving in gottskär on the evening of 4th May 2017 on her way to Gothenburg, due 7th May. Below are a few shots courtesy of Peter Taylor Photography, who [...]

Scandinavia 2016

By | April 11th, 2017|News|

In May I joined EXCELSIOR at L.ngedrag just south of Gothenburg (flight to Gothenburg c/o Ryanair for less than Åí30). This was one of those periods when schools do not book EXCELSIOR, because of STATS in this instance, so those joining were an adult group including a couple of graphic designers, a costume designer, [...]

Gavin working on Excelsior by Kate Batchelor Nov 2016

By | November 29th, 2016|News|

Kate first met the trust last year when on board Deodar. Thanks to Kate for sharing this beautiful sketch of our Skipper working hard on the hull of Excelsior. We are loving this image, and would love to start collecting any art work that has been produced of the crew, our voyage crew or the [...]

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Excelsior LT472 Sailing Calendar for 2017 Launches

By | October 31st, 2016|News|

Sailing Calendar for 2017 Launches Whilst our Winter Refit gets underway, we are pleased to announce our 2017 season sailing calendar is drafted up! This is by no means set in stone as it is a working document, you may find there are tweaks here and there as the season progresses. We have already started [...]

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Late season availability

By | June 1st, 2016|News|

LATE SEASON SAIL SALE! Excelsior is offering fantastic bargains on its late season sale sails! Here is your chance to sail on board one of the nation’s sixty most important historic ships - recently awarded Regional Flagship of the Year 2016! See below for availability and cost. All voyages are inclusive of accommodation and full [...]

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Bill Ewen Memorial in Lowestoft

By | April 13th, 2016|News|

There will be an open-air Memorial Service for Bill in Lowestoft Harbour on the Bandstand Quay which is behind EXCELSIOR’s usual berth in the Yacht Basin  - off the South Pier near the RNLI shop - on Tuesday 26th April at 12.00.  There is parking nearby on Royal Green, off Marine Parade at NR33 0QL

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