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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Christmas Gathering goes with a swing!

By | December 20th, 2014|News|

Thank you to all who attended our Christmas get-together at Mandells Gallery last night. The evening was a fantastic success, with the re-formed Excelsior Shanty Band providing musical entertainment and a very heartfelt contribution from Alex reminding us why we are all involved in this project. We were delighted to present Bob Lambert with our [...]

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NEW! Join our festive gathering!

By | December 5th, 2014|Events, News|

We have lots to tell you about Excelsior's 2014 season and many stories to share about Hurricane Bertha, Disney and Lewis Carroll as well as the young people who've enjoyed the 'Excelsior Experience'. Join us for drinks and nibbles at Mandells Gallery, Elm Hill, Norwich on Friday 19th December, 6-8pm and hear about our exciting [...]

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