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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24 Nov 2014
Father Christmas onboard canal boat Richmond

Family Father Christmas trips sold out!

Wow! Thank you everyone so much! Our elves have been working nearly round the clock to keep up with your requests and still, we have customers calling us! Just to say, we are really sorry to disappoint any ...

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24 Nov 2014

Canal 2015 calendars sold out!

Thanks to the sponsorship of Imber Court Photo Training at Chichester Yacht Club and some stunning amateur photographs of our beautiful canal, we have already sold out our complete stock of 2015 calendars. While this is great ...

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10 Nov 2014

Join us for the Canal Basin Christmas lights switch on

Come and be dazzled by a wonderful display of lights at the Canal Basin… Refreshments available… Sunday 30 November, 4.30 p.m. On Sunday, 30 November soon after 4.30 p.m., Father Christmas will be arriving at the Canal Basin ...

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