22 May 2015

Dragon Boats are coming to Chichester Canal on 14 June

Why not put a team together and sign up for 2015! The Dragon Boat Challenge is on Sunday 14 June, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Plenty of fun, food and activity for all to enjoy. If you ...

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09 May 2015
MS Richmond makeover 1

MS Richmond makeover complete

Book your charter cruise now MS Richmond, our 40 seater broad beam boat is looking quite stunning after an extensive makeover. More pics at charter cruises The “sparkle and shine” team has been busy polishing and cleaning windows, the ...

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04 May 2015

All aboard MS Richmond for future mayor and councillors

All aboard MS Richmond for future mayor and councillors Mayor, John Hughes and Mayoress Cherry Hughes were joined by Buster Seabrook, Jacob Carter and Nicole Rawlings on a whistle stop city tour. All three children attend St ...

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26 Apr 2015

Can you spare a bottle?

Bottles needed for tombola on Dragon Boat race day, 14 June We are planning to run a mega bottle tombola on Dragon Boat race day, to raise much needed funds for a replacement trip boat. If you ...

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26 Apr 2015

Fishing Do’s and Don’ts

Canal enjoyment for all As summer months approach and the sun gathers warmth, it’s lovely to see so many people enjoying fishing, watersports, boat trips and walking activities along the canal. While we welcome you all to ...

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16 Mar 2015
Richmond at Padwick Bridge

Richmond gets a makeover

Richmond improvements Work is afoot to upgrade Richmond, so that next season we can offer top notch standards to our customers. This will include varnishing and painting where necessary, plus a general tidy up of the cabin area. ...

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03 Feb 2015

Body and explosives retrieved from canal

Sussex Police Specialist Search Unit (SSU) and Royal Navy divers, based at HMS Excellent, Whale Island, conduct joint training exercise. The body and the explosives might not have been real this time, but the sad reality is ...

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25 Jan 2015

A flotilla with a difference

Model boats of all shapes and sizes complete a marathon When all is rather quiet on the water… no passenger trip boats or rowing boats at this time of year… how lovely to see twelve model boats gracefully sailing ...

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13 Jan 2015

Model boats endurance run

12 p.m. on Sunday 25th January – Canal Basin to Hunston Building on previous successful events, the model boat clubs of Chichester and Portsmouth will be attempting another model boat cruise to Hunston and back. The aim ...

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23 Dec 2014

Last chance shopping before Christmas closure

The Canal Centre shop is open until 5p.m. on Christmas Eve and will re-open on 10 January at 9.30a.m. Do pop in for those last minute stocking fillers…. slithery snakes, cuddly toys, bouncy balls…. as well as ...

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