Sailing in Chichester Harbour | Yacht clubs
Bosham Sailing ClubAttractive website of Bosham Sailing Club. The Club is based at the Old Mill on Bosham Quay and the club enjoys access to the Bosham Channel at all tides.
The club is organised into Cruiser, Classic Dayboat, Scow, Dinghy and Cadet sections and races a wide range of dinghies.
Bosham Sailing Club also runs dinghy and powerboat training.
Chichester Cruiser Racing Club
Yachting in the SolentCruiser racing club based in Chichester Harbour and racing in Hayling Bay, the Solent and occasionally beyond.
The club "caters for the needs of yachtsmen and women with boats ranging from 6 to 15m", runs its own races and takes part in the races of other Chichester harbour sailing clubs too.
Chichester Yacht ClubBased at the excellent Chichester Marina at Birdham, Chichester Yacht Club is a large but friendly yacht club with very active motor, dinghy and yachting sections.
Cobnor Activities CentreThe Cobnor Activities Centre has been running sailing based activity courses for over 50 years for children and adults.
Dell Quay Sailing ClubDell Quay Sailing Club, which is 2 miles south of Chichester, is a family oriented sailing club.
The club owns a number of boats which can be used by members including Lasers and Wayfarers. Club facilities include a bar, lounge area, galley, changing rooms, showers, and sun deck for members and their guests.
Emsworth Cruising AssociationVery relaxed sailing club who choose cruising ahead of racing, like each others' company and don't have a clubhouse.
Emsworth Sailing ClubHigh quality sailing club catering for racing and cruising and also organising Junior Regattas and participating in the Women on Water initiative.
Club facilities include a swimming pool, a dinghy park for 375 dinghies, and Club-owned cruiser moorings.
Emsworth Slipper Sailing ClubSailing club with attractive clubhouse and a high proportion of members from the Emsworth area.
RYA Recognised Training Centre.
Hayling Island Sailing ClubSailing club with fine facilities near the entrance to Chichester Harbour.
The club holds regular class racing for a wide range of dinghies, as well as non cruiser class racing in summer and cruiser racing in the winter.
Hayling Island Sailing Club welcomes day sailors too.
Itchenor Sailing ClubTerrific website packed with information about the club including sailing conditions and weather forecasts.
The club organises weekend races for keel boats (Swallow, Sunbeam and X-One Design) and several classes of dinghy.
Itchenor Sailing Club's launching slipways and floating jetties allow access to the Itchenor channel under all tide conditions.
Langstone Sailing ClubLocated near the bridge to Hayling Island, Langstone Sailing Club's members generally own their own boats.
Access to the sea from the club's facilities is available for about 2 hours either side of high water for most of the club members' cruisers.
There is a full programme of weekend racing throughout the summer.
Mengeham Rythe Sailing ClubMengeham Rythe Sailing Club is on the west side of Chichester Harbour on Hayling Island on a tidal creek which allows launching + or -3 hours from high tide.
The club has two slipways for launching dinghies and tenders, and a large dinghy park
Thorney Island Water Sports CentreThorney Island Sailing Club is an RAF Sailing Association Club but allows 300 civilian & retired service (elected) members. The club is keen that elected members be active dinghy sailors.
West Wittering Sailing ClubThe club sails out of Snowhill Creek and organise dinghy races for a wide range of boats as well as cruising events.
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Chichester Bar Weather ReportsProvides up to date weather reports from the monitoring beacon at Chichester Bar, situated in the Solent about a kilometre south of the entrance to Chichester Harbour.
Chichester Harbour FederationUmbrella organisation for 16 sailing clubs, 2 sailing schools, 13 boatyards and 4 harbour authorities who all have an interest in the future of Chichester's wonderful harbour.
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