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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Excelsior Wins Award from National Historic Ships

By | April 12th, 2016|News|

Excelsior wins FLAGSHIP OF THE YEAR AWARD Excelsior, the historic Lowestoft sailing trawler has won a regional Flagship award from National Historic Ships UK. The award has been given in recognition of the commitment that Excelsior gives promoting historic ships in her home cruising grounds and her 2016 Shipshape East Anglia programme, which extends across [...]

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Welcome to new Bosun!

By | April 4th, 2016|News|

Welcome to new Excelsior Bosun – Vincent Vigo-Di-Gallidoro! Suffolk-based Vincent has been involved with Excelsior as part of his volunteer work with The Princes Trust. He has RYA Competent Crew and Watch Leader qualifications and brings with him welcome catering skills

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£300 for 7-day trip to Norway!

By | April 1st, 2016|News|

We have subsidised places available for a voyage from Lowestoft to Norway departing on the 3rd May. £300 all inclusive will allow you the most exciting trip with some stunning scenery along the way. The current cost of a flight back to the UK from Copenhagen is roughly £30 if not less. How can you [...]

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Bill Ewen

By | March 13th, 2016|News|

Bill Ewen, past skipper of Excelsior We are deeply saddened to hear of the sudden loss of past Excelsior skipper Bill Ewen. We will be posting thoughts and memories from friends and colleagues on the website and via social media. Read Paul Thomas' tribute to Bill here. Carol Willis writes:- Very sad to [...]

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Christmas Gathering 2015

By | December 30th, 2015|Events, News, Uncategorized|

It was really great to see so many friends, old and new, at Mandells Gallery on Thursday 10th December. Thank you all for your support - we're looking forward to an exciting 2016! Thanks were given too with a lovely decanter and an appropriately named bottle of wine to Excelsior's President Geoffrey Copeman CBE, DL [...]

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Changes at the Excelsior Trust

By | February 10th, 2015|News|

February has seen some changes at the Excelsior Trust, including the appointment of a new Trustee and the departure of a valuable team member. The Trust is delighted that Ron Mitchell has agreed to become a Trustee. Ron has played a pivotal role over the past few years and is a much valued contributor to [...]

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