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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15 Dec 2014

Dancing, Father Christmas and £250 for Cancerwise

An action packed day at the Canal Basin on Sunday 14th Over the weekend, nearly 400 people travelled down the canal on brightly decorated barges to visit Santa in his sparkly canalside grotto, the Canal Centre was ...

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11 Dec 2014

Morris Dancing in aid of Cancerwise

12 p.m. on Sunday 14th December at the Canal Basin Knockhundred Shuttles, a Midhurst based clog morris dancing team, will be dancing to raise money for Cancerwise. This is a very worthy local charity, created to support ...

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08 Dec 2014

Late availability for “adult Santa special”

December 16th at 11:45 sailing We have late availability for a group of Christmas party goers on this sailing.  Why not get into the Christmas spirit and make a reservation!

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03 Dec 2014

Twinkling model boats delight the crowds

The Canal Basin official light switch on event goes off with a bang…. literally! Around 20 illuminated model boats accompanied MV Richmond and 40 or so excited passengers into the Canal Basin…. along with a VERY loud broadside ...

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