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Harwich – Harwich – overnight Sailing Experience starting from £95 – 201006

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 [...]

By | October 6th, 2020|Comments Off on Harwich – Harwich – overnight Sailing Experience starting from £95 – 201006

Lowestoft – Harwich – Overnight Sail Cargo Voyage from £95 – 201005

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 sailing@excelsiortrust.co.uk to book your place Leaving [...]

By | October 5th, 2020|Comments Off on Lowestoft – Harwich – Overnight Sail Cargo Voyage from £95 – 201005

Another national award for Excelsior

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, [...]

By | February 13th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Centenary 2021

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 [...]

By | March 26th, 2019|Events, 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

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

Limfjorden Rundt 2017 – With Boy Leslie

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 [...]

By | April 18th, 2018|Events, Volunteers|0 Comments

Winter is here!

With a blustery end of the season concluding with a sadly cancelled Day Sail on Saturday we say a MASSIVE well done to all the crew and volunteers who have made this season a great one! Starting with the Baltic adventures, some great weather across to Holland, exploring Norway, covering some great Comp Crew Training [...]

By | October 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments
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