We did it
On 4th June 2020 we successfully raised £7,250 ( + est. £1145.00 Gift Aid ) with 87 supporters in 28 days

We are aiming to raise funds to keep Excelsior sailing and fill the financial hole left by coronavirus cancellations of our voyages.

by The Excelsior Trust in Lowestoft, England, United Kingdom

The Crowd

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Jonathan Durant pledged £100 + an estimated £25.00 in Gift Aid

17th July 2020 at 10:55am

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iain hunter pledged £20 + an estimated £5.00 in Gift Aid

3rd July 2020 at 5:09pm

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Mark Baker pledged £30 + an estimated £7.50 in Gift Aid

2nd July 2020 at 5:17pm

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Robin Friend pledged £100 + an estimated £25.00 in Gift Aid

18th June 2020 at 2:06pm

Robin Friend has also backed 1 other project

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Anonymous pledged £210

12th June 2020 at 1:46pm

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C Weeks pledged £20 + an estimated £5.00 in Gift Aid

3rd June 2020 at 12:36pm

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Vicki Grice pledged £20 + an estimated £5.00 in Gift Aid

2nd June 2020 at 5:27pm

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Anonymous pledged £10 + an estimated £2.50 in Gift Aid

1st June 2020 at 12:06pm

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Anonymous pledged £20 + an estimated £5.00 in Gift Aid

30th May 2020 at 7:18pm

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Anonymous pledged £20 + an estimated £5.00 in Gift Aid

30th May 2020 at 12:54pm

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Richard Fryer pledged £50 + an estimated £12.50 in Gift Aid

29th May 2020 at 8:58am

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Anonymous pledged £120

29th May 2020 at 8:41am

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Timothy H W Dodwell pledged £100 + an estimated £25.00 in Gift Aid

27th May 2020 at 3:49pm

Timothy H W Dodwell has also backed 1 other project

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Chris Harrod pledged £100 + an estimated £25.00 in Gift Aid

26th May 2020 at 1:56pm

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drmjp pledged £20 + an estimated £5.00 in Gift Aid

25th May 2020 at 7:22pm

drmjp has also backed 69 other projects

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John Mallett pledged £50

24th May 2020 at 9:58pm

John Mallett has also backed 1 other project

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Wendy Brooks pledged £20 + an estimated £5.00 in Gift Aid

22nd May 2020 at 1:40pm

Wendy Brooks has also backed 2 other projects

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Anonymous pledged £10 + an estimated £2.50 in Gift Aid

22nd May 2020 at 12:30pm

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Rowland Warboys pledged £10 + an estimated £2.50 in Gift Aid

22nd May 2020 at 10:34am

Rowland Warboys has also backed 5 other projects

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Tim Elliot pledged £250 + an estimated £62.50 in Gift Aid

21st May 2020 at 12:17pm

Joel N Bradley pledged £20 + an estimated £5.00 in Gift Aid

20th May 2020 at 11:18pm

Joel N Bradley has also backed 1 other project

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£10 or more

Zoom to the rescue

Spare us a tenner to help Excelsior weather the COVID-19 storm. Join with a small group of people on a zoom video call to tour the ship and meet the crew.

£25 or more

5 of 20 claimed

Have a brew with the crew

£25 Visit the ship and share a cuppa and biscuits with the crew. A place for one person for a guided 40 minute group guided tour of Excelsior (max 6 in each group tour) once social distancing rules have been relaxed.

£60 or more

19 of 36 claimed

Run away to sea! (for a day)

Pledge £60 today and we'll reward you with a Lowestoft-Lowestoft day sail on Excelsior. No previous sailing experience required. The day includes lunch and refreshments. To be arranged later this season (or at the latest) before June next year.

£225 or more

2 of 10 claimed

3 day adventure at sea for a young person (14-17)

A place for one adventurer on a 3 day voyage especially for 14-17 year olds exploring the Thames Estuary aboard Excelsior. No previous sailing experience required. All food and accommodation on board provided. To be arranged during the summer holidays this year (or at the latest by the end of August next year)

£390 or more

1 of 5 claimed

Weekend Getaway for Two

A weekend getaway for two aboard Excelsior. Embarking Lowestoft on a Friday lunchtime and returning by lunchtime on Sunday. No previous sailing experience required. Accommodation and all food provided onboard. To be arranged later this season or at the latest by June next year.

£450 or more

3 of 12 claimed

6 Day adventure at sea for a young person (18-24)

Pledge £450 today and we'll reward you with a place for a young person (aged 18-24) to join us on board for a 6-day adventure on Excelsior sailing across the North Sea or around the UK Coast. No previous sailing experience required. All food and accommodation provided on board. To be arranged later this season or at the latest before June next year.

£600 or more

1 of 12 claimed

6 Day voyage for adults

A place for one adult (aged 25 or over) on a 6-day voyage on Excelsior sailing across the North Sea or around the UK Coast. No previous sailing experience required. All food and accommodation on board provided. To be arranged later this year or at the latest before June next year.

£750 or more

0 of 6 claimed

Team Building Day

Motivate your team or reward your loyal customers with a fully catered day sail on Excelsior for 12 adults. No previous sailing experience required. Lunch and refreshments provided. Sailing from Lowestoft Heritage Quay with plenty of opportunities for hands-on teamwork and individual challenges!

£4,500 or more

Youth Group Voyage

6 day voyage for a group of 10 young people (14-24) with 2 accompanying adult group leaders. Sailing across the North Sea or exploring the UK Coast. No previous sailing experience required. An amazing life changing opportunity. Find out more by contacting us at [email protected]

£6,000 or more

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Private 6 day charter of Excelsior for 12

Take a group of 12 away for an adventure with an exclusive charter of Excelsior. All food and accommodation provided on board. Setting off from Lowestoft the voyage can be exploring the UK Coast or to destinations across the North Sea subject to prevailing travel restrictions. Find out more by contacting us at [email protected]

£500,000 or more

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The Captains Cabin

Exclusive use of Excelsior for 1 week each year for the rest of your life. For you and 11 guests with professional crew and provisioned for the voyage of your choice. Cruising grounds in France, Belgium and Holland are all within a day or two from Excelsior’s home port. Further time could be made available by arrangement. Imagine, a 75ft heritage vessel without the cost or trouble of maintaining her! Contact [email protected]

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