28-31 August 2014

Excelsior

 
Excelsior is a Lowestoft Smack which was built in 1921 to fish in the North Sea in all weathers as one of a fleet of 300 similar vessels. She was fully restored in 1989 to maintain her tough construction and is now a regular competitor in major maritime events, having taken part in the Cutty Sark Tall Ships’ Races since 1989.Excelsior can take up to 12 at a time and sails an average of 5,000 miles a year.

www.excelsiortrust.co.uk

 
Country of Registration UK
Class B
Year built 1921
Rig Gaff Ketch
Length 29.4m

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