Rob Howarth's drone photograph of our Sail Dressing event held at Ness Point, Lowestoft. A team of volunteers from Google travelled from London to help with the sail dressing - an event that's become a regular date in our diary. Thanks to everyone who helped on the day.
Excelsior will be 100 years old in 2021! We’re already planning the ship’s very historic anniversary, including the possibility of a ‘Sea Festival’ in her home port of Lowestoft, and even a one-off voyage to Iceland, if there’s the interest. Please keep an eye on the website and social media to keep up to speed [...]
A Small bit of Boat Hopping... Excelsior Volunteer Will Paterson spent some of the 2017 season on another vessel, Boy Leslie, a British Smack who is run and maintained by a group of dedicated volunteers, chaired by Bjorn Abrahamsen, a good friend to Excelsior and her crew. Will joined the crew of Boy Leslie taking part [...]
Our Day Sails in Ipswich to start the season has begun to be a celebrated Annual event. Here are a collection of memories from our 2017 Day Sails, with thanks to contributors who attended the days. We are already looking forward to 2018, where we will again be hosting a number of day's sailing down [...]
All the plans are in place for the Social. With supporters, friends, crew, volunteers and some who are all four! joining us tomorrow evening, we are looking forward to sharing with you a look back at the season and let you know what our plans are for 2018! A massive thank you goes to the [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]