01 May 2017

Dragon Boat Challenge 2017

It’s time to get those muscles toned! On Sunday, 11th June, Chichester Rotary will be hosting its annual dragon boat race at the Canal Basin, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please enter a team. Community teams, ...

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30 Apr 2017

All aboard for fish and chips

Lunch or dinner with a difference! Our Fish and Chip boat cruises are now in full swing, so do call your friends and book a lunch or dinner cruise. All dates can be viewed on our website ...

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05 Mar 2017

Canal bank restoration complete

Contracted bank repairs complete Cain Bioengineering http://www.cainbioengineering.co.uk/2017/02/10/chichester-ship-canal/ have now completed their contract to repair the towpath beyond Hunston; the Canal Trust is very grateful for a good job well done. The Trust is also grateful to all those ...

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27 Feb 2017

POSTPONED Model boat endurance race

POSTPONED DUE TO BAD WEATHER Model boats of all shapes and sizes take part in a marathon When all is rather quieter at the canal, on Sunday, 5th March, Chichester Model Boat Club will be joined by Portsmouth ...

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20 Feb 2017

Canal Bank Restoration – Update

Works nearing completion The Canal Trust is very grateful for the tolerance shown by the users of the towpath to the west of Hunston where work has been continuing to repair the tramway crossing and the winding ...

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31 Jan 2017

Canal Bank Restoration

Work starts shortly on bank repairs Cain Bio Engineering will be spending much of February working at three positions along the south side of the canal, where the back requires much needed repairs beyond Hunston. This company ...

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05 Dec 2016

All alight at the Canal Basin

Christmas arrives at the Canal Basin Sunday, 27 November was a very special day here at Chichester Canal Basin, when we celebrated the start of our Christmas boat trips in style. A Chrismas set in the middle ...

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20 Nov 2016

Watch Richmond refurbishment here

Richmond refurbishment is now complete After several weeks of hard graft by local company Harbour Craft, the external refurbishment of Richmond is now complete. Restored to her former blue colours, Richmond is now ready to carry hundreds ...

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20 Oct 2016

Preparing for Richmond refurbishment

Erecting a polytunnel After a number of Trust discussions and meetings with a specialist contractor, step 1 of our Richmond refurbishment project is complete…. moving pontoons and berthing of Richmond in her new temporary home within an ...

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20 Oct 2016

Taking to the water with a wheelyboat

Watersports for all The Wheelyboat Trust, based in Petworth, provides support to organisations who wish to get individuals suffering with mobility difficulties onto the water. As part of a publicity campaign, a demonstration boat came to the ...

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