Double delight for Excelsior LT472 in her Centenary Year

John Wylson and the Excelsior have each been honoured with the Freedom of the Town Lowestoft acknowledges importance of its maritime sailing icon A double honour has been bestowed upon sailing trawler Excelsior this week by Lowestoft Town Council. In its centenary year this much-loved historic ship and her locally based rescuer, John Wylson, have [...]

By | June 25th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fantastic Funding News!

Excelsior Trust, based in Lowestoft has received a grant of £80,000 from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help the organisation recover and reopen. The vessel Excelsior, has reached its centenary this year and is a familiar and much loved sight off the east coast.  Maintained as a charitable trust for [...]

By | April 29th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Excelsior Crowdfunder Campaign

Our reward-driven crowdfunding campaign was launched at 11.00am on Thursday 7th May. After 28 days our supporters have raised an amazing £7000 towards our mission to #KeepExcelsiorSailing.  Thank you all so much. The reward day sails , voyages etc will be made available to our generous supporters as soon as conditions allow. We will keep [...]

By | May 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

April 2020 Newsletter

Excelsior Trust Newsletter April 2020 - Spring Update Covid 19 Response - Sailing Season Currently Suspended Greetings from Excelsior Lots of news, activity, and inspiring ideas to report, but of course no sailing at this current time. Many Sail Training organizations have simply shut up shop and gone home but we are intent on maintaining [...]

By | April 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Explore Excelsior

With the start of the sailing season suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we have taken the opportunity to give you the opportunity to Explore Excelsior, the boat, and her history online with a new "Explore Excelsior" section of our website. http://www.theexcelsiortrust.co.uk/discover.

By | April 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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