Join EXCELSIOR, one of Lowestoft's last remaining Smacks still in service, on one of her hops across to western Europe and explore the beautiful city of Bruges. Spending at least one night at anchor and having at least one BBQ on the beach you will certainly get to make some memories to last a life time. Leaving from Harwich you will sail with EXCELSIOR for 5 nights before finishing back in the Heritage Quay in Lowestoft. Great for group bookings for young people or adults.
Overnight Experience - Harwich to Harwich via Mersea Island A 24 hour overnight sailing experience aboard Excelsior exploring the Essex Coast!. Embarking 12 noon at Harwich and disembarking the next day in the afternoon in Harwich. The ship will be overnighting at anchor off Mersea Island . ( Beach BBQ planned weather permitting) Just £95 [...]
Overnight Experience - Lowestoft to Harwich - Sail Cargo Voyage A 24 hour overnight sailing experience aboard Excelsior, delivering Beer to Harwich Shanty Festival!. Embarking 9,30am at Lowestoft and disembarking the next day at 9,30am in Harwich. Just £95 for under 25's and £125 for 25's and over. Contact email@example.com to book your place Leaving [...]
We entered our new ship’s boat for the National Historic Ships “Martyn Heighton Award for Conservation” (https://www.nationalhistoricships.org.uk/nhs_menu_nav/197) and won a Highly Commended Award ‘for the research, workmanship and the conservation methodology applied’. The boat was built by Lowestoft’s International Boatbuilding Training College. 14’ 6” long, made from larch and oak it’s a ‘proper’ sea boat, [...]
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.
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