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Chichester Harbour Events

Chichester Harbour Events

Chichester Harbour Events - November 2017

Guided Walk

Fri 3 November  10am 2hrs
Harbour Creekies: Emsworth

Features: A gentle 2 mile walk along the shoreline and through the historic town of Emsworth with complimentary refreshments at Emsworth Sailing Club on our return.
Fee: £5 on the day (free to Friends of Chichester Harbour, bring membership number). To join the Friends click here.
Meet: end of Warblington Road, Emsworth, PO10 7JX.
Roadside parking.

Textile Class

Sat 18 November 10am 4hrs
Appliqué Bird or Boat -
Just two places left on this event
Features: Create a picture in textiles of a Harbour Bird or Boat under the guidance of artist Karen Berry. All materials supplied.
Minimum age 15 years.
Fee: £20 to include materials and refreshments. Booking essential on 01243 513275.
Meet: Harbour Education Centre, Dell Quay, Apuldram, PO20 7EE

Boat Trips

Image courtesy of Paul Adams

Solar Heritage is a 14-metre solar powered catamaran licensed for public boat trips. She can carry up to 50 passengers. The boat is open-sided for unimpeded views so warm clothing and wet weather gear is advised. There is a toilet onboard and the boat is fitted with a wheelchair lift.

Friends of Chichester Harbour members are offered a discount of
£1 per ticket. Please quote membership number when booking. To join please go to www.friendsch.org.

Our Bird Watching season has begun – why not get out on the water in our quiet boat to observe the birds that use the Harbour as a safe haven.  Check out the timetable here.

Bird Watching Duration: 1½ hours
A gentle trip by solar powered boat to enjoy the Harbour and with the help of a bird enthusiast look out for and identify the birds found in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Dress warmly and bring binoculars.
Fee: £9.50
Book online or on 01243 513275.

Maritime History

Maritime History

For most of its history, Sussex has been an agricultural county. The Chichester area, with the fertile coastal plain for arable and the Downs for sheep and cattle grazing, has long been one of the richest in agricultural terms. Just as the medieval sea trades were based on wool, Chichester Harbour’s sea trade from the 17th to the early... Read More»

Chichester Harbour

Chichester Harbour

At 74km2, Chichester Harbour is the largest natural estuary in South East England. It is a living, working landscape, where over 10,000 people live. The Harbour straddles the county boundary between West Sussex and Hampshire, and every year, around 1.5 million people visit, whether to sail the waters or walk the network of footpaths. There are 14 sailing clubs in... Read More»

Solar Boat

Solar Boat

There are many environmental benefits to be found when using an electrically driven Solar Powered catamaran as opposed to more conventional fuel driven vessels: · Silent running – therefore no disturbance to birds, animals or humans · No exhaust emissions – therefore no CO2 contribution to greenhouse gases · The twin hull configuration contributes two major benefits; tremendous stability and no wash.... Read More»