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Competition – Name our sails for a chance to win a day trip on Excelsior

Quiz Time Robs drone photograph of our Sail Dressing event of too good an opportunity to miss to have a sail identification quiz ! ........ If you think you know our sails send us an email to sailing@excelsiortrust.co.uk with your name and address identifying the name of as many sails as you can and you [...]

By | March 26th, 2019|Events, News|0 Comments

Centenary 2021

Excelsior will be 100 years old in 2021! We’re already planning the 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 [...]

By | March 26th, 2019|Events, News|0 Comments

2019 Crew now complete

With the welcome recent addition of Mette Bundvad as Bosun, our 2019 crew is now complete!  Take a look at the full line up of Jim, Karol, Isaac, Mette and Janice so you can get to know them better.  They are all itching to get sailing.  Shakedown sails will begin on the 1st April with the [...]

By | March 26th, 2019|News|0 Comments

National Historic Ships Photographic Competition 2019

Submit your entry Calling all those who’ve taken amazing photos of Excelsior.  National Historic Ships have launched their 2019 Photographic Competition.  Take a look – and submit an entry.  You never know what might happen! https://www.nationalhistoricships.org.uk/nhs_menu_nav/78

By | March 26th, 2019|News, Volunteers|0 Comments

BOOKING FORMS

Please follow the link to our new Residential Sailing brochure and other forms that you will require to book with us. TheExcelsiorTrustBOOKLET A5 Booking Form including T&C - Group 2018 Booking Form including T&C - Individual 2018 Booking Form including T&C - Individual Day Sail 2018 Excelsior House Rules Group Leader Emergency contact Form 2018 [...]

By | September 4th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Aerial view of our home port : 2018

This week we had the pleasure of viewing Excelsior home port and winter resting place from the sky with thanks to aerial footage captured by Brett Ford. As Excelsior gets ready for her tour of Denmark, you can see her stocking up in Oulton Broad yesterday before meeting her next crew in the Heritage Quay [...]

By | September 3rd, 2018|News|0 Comments

Excelsior Spotted sailing along the Orwell near Pin Mill: 2018

Our 2018 April Day Sails were some of the sunniest, and on Sunday, we managed to get some wonderful sailing in, donning just T shirts. Whilst out, local photographer Kevin Jay was also out and about capturing footage of the day's activities. Kevin has kindly shared this images with us, and they are rather [...]

By | April 24th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Welcome to our new First Mate for 2018

We are very pleased to welcome aboard our newest recruit to join the Excelsior team, Barbara Ramseier! Barbara joins us from sailing traditional wooden vessels throughout the Arctic, sailing adult charters in and around Iceland and Norway. Having been a friend of the ships for a number of years, the time has found itself right [...]

By | April 17th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Sad loss to the UK Shanty Crew

It with great sadness that Excelsior and her crew learnt of the loss of Dominic Dowsey-Magog this week. Dominic was a fantastic Shanty Singer, and great supporter of Excelsior and friend to her crew. His talent has been enjoyed by many across not only the UK, but throughout, taking part in many different festivals over [...]

By | April 14th, 2018|News|0 Comments