Weekend Navigation Bulletin

Weekend Navigation Bulletin 21st - 22nd October

Welcome to our Weekly Navigation Bulletin.

To get in touch with our patrol team over the weekend call CHICHESTER HARBOUR PATROL on VHF Channel 14, or telephone the Harbour Office on 01243 512301.

Chichester Marina Free Flow Times (BST)

Saturday 21st October Open 1152 Close 1547
Sunday 22nd October Open 0015 Close 0400 Open 1228 Close 1623


The race start times are shown below, along with the part of the harbour where the race will take place.

* Denotes back-to-back racing.

Saturday 21st October

Itchenor SC 1030 - 1135 Various* - Chichester Channel
Hayling Island SC 1400 - 1405 Various - Harbour South/Bay
Itchenor SC 1410 - 1430 Keelboats* - Chichester Channel

Sunday 22nd October

Itchenor SC 1030 - 1050 Keelboats* - Chichester Channel
Hayling Island SC 1100 - 1115 Various - Harbour South/Bay
Mengeham Rythe SC 1130 - 1135 Various - Harbour South
Itchenor SC 1330 - 1340 Various* - Chichester Channel

Know your Rules of the Road

A lighthearted quiz to improve and test your knowledge of the Collision Regulations. This season we will also have a number of safety and seamanship questions too. Good luck!

Q. You're heading down to grab a quick last sail before the weather turns really wintry! As you approach the Harbour Office however you notice a shape on the flagpole, a black cone pointing down. Something tells you it's to do with the weather...but what does it mean?

Click here for answer.

Other News

2017 Harbour Dues Checks

Our Patrol team are currently checking vessels for the display of the 2017 harbour dues plaques.

If you have yours, please make sure it is affixed to your vessel - on the port quarter. If you have not paid for your plaque and your vessel is in the water don't risk a fine and get a plaque purchased!

Keep Vigilant

IT'S PROBABLY NOTHING BUT......If you see or hear something that could be terrorist related, on land or sea, trust your instincts and call the confidential the Anti-Terrorist hotline on 0800 789 321.

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Tide Times (BST)

Saturday 21st October
LW 0610 0.8m
HW 1310 4.9m
LW 1829 0.8m

Sunday 22nd October
HW 0128 4.7m
LW 0646 0.9m
HW 1346 4.8m
LW 1904 0.9m


Don't forget to check out the 5 day weather report from the Met Office to help plan your visit to Chichester Harbour, and keep an eye on CHIMET as well.