Last Voyage of the Season Be one of very few to join EXCELSIOR on her last voyage of the season, bring her back to her home port of Lowestoft. Taking three days and two nights to complete this journey, embarking in the famous St Katherine Docks, you will sail EXCELSIOR along the Thames before heading [...]
Limfjorden Rundt 2018 One of our most exciting trips this season, Excelsior is joining up to 65 other ships in this annual festival of traditional ships. Taking place in the Limfjord which is one of Denmark's biggest fjord, linking the Baltic with the North Sea. NOTE:- As of 10th August, flights to Aalborg from the UK [...]
Our dedicated and skilled First Mate Isaac Erdman shares his work:- "Today I did a thing! Scarfed in a new section of oak on EXCELSIOR's pin rail where the jib halyard has been wearing it away"
Setting sail from our home port of Lowestoft, Excelsior will make her way to Denmark, taking in some fantastic coastal waters on the way. The exact route will be set by the Skipper based on optimum wind and weather conditions to provide you and your group with the best sailing available. This trip will include [...]
As part of the Excelsior Trust Fleet, we have CITY OF EDINBORO, which was built as a Hull smack in 1884. Today she is the last representative of the great fleets of deep-sea sailing trawlers that worked out of Hull and the largest extant British smack - a remarkable survivor. To celebrate her, and provide [...]
15 - 05 - 2018 As one of the UK's top 60 most historic ships, Excelsior likes to get about and be seen. This week we hopped across to the Oostende Voor Anker festival in Oostende to join this great gathering of over 140 vessels. We were joined with our adult charters, a mix [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]