Springtime is here!
The Solar Heritage undergoes annual maintenance this month but details of boat trips from Wednesday 4 May onwards are now available to book. Please see here for details.
The Conservancy’s Victorian Oysterboat Terror also undergoes annual maintenance this month. Public sailing trips of 2 to 2 ½ hours start again on14 May. Please see here for more details and to book.
The Conservancy’s annual programme of guided walks has been paused for now following the retirement of Communities Officer Judi Darley.
Upcoming talks and visits organised by the charity Friends of Chichester Harbour are advertised on their website, for membership details and to see what’s on, see here.
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»
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»
The Manhood Peninsula was a source of marl until the late 18th century, and marl found in Selsey was considered some of the best available. Marl has been defined as a pit from which marl, a mixture of clay and carbonate of lime, is excavated. Marl was commonly used as a fertilizer and marl pits were at one time... Read More»