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Hull Smack Special Voyage – Lowestoft to Chatham to Lowestoft 181408/5

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 [...]

By | August 14th, 2018|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