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Chichester Approach, Entry, General Overview, Sparkes Yacht Harbour

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Courtesy Flag

Flag, Red Ensign

Waypoint

Eastoke Point 50:46'.69N, 000:56'.07W Approximate Position of West Pole Beacon: 50:45'.45N 000:56'.59W

Charts

Admiralty 2045, 3418, SC5600

Rules & Regulations

8Knt Speed Limit, Harbour Auth. hot on daysignals eg. Cones and Balls

Hazards

Entrance Unsafe in Strong Onshore Winds (see text) Spring Ebbs can reach 6 Knts

Tidal Data Times & Range

HW +0027 Dover, MHWS 4.9m, MHWN 4.0m, MLWN 1.9m, MLWS 0.9m Tide tables:   (links)

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General Description

Chichester Harbour is a large area of winding channels and drying mud flats with access to the sea through a fairly narrow entrance with a shifting shingle bar.

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Approach

For the yachtsman or motor-boater, the first thing that needs to be noted about entry to Chichester Harbour is that this cannot be considered a harbour of refuge... ... read more

Berthing, Mooring & Anchoring



Sparkes Marina is located just within Chichester Harbour on the Western side. As it is so close to the entrance it's details are included in this particular article, including visitors mooring prices.




The Marina is approached by a dredged channel with 1.5 m minimum below chart datum, and the entrance to this channel lies just to the south of the unlit easterly cardinal beacon mentioned in the approach and entry section.
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Your Ratings & Comments

4 comments
UPDATE SPRING 2018
Written by Don Thomson | 12th Mar 2018
Sparkes have raised their prices slightly and we have uploaded a new chart
We have had information on Harbour dues from the Conservancy Board which says that "as a visitor, if you are paying one of the Chichester Harbour marinas an overnight visitor fee this will include our visitor harbour dues fee for up to one month. You can visit numerous marinas within this first month."
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Update Spring 2016
Written by dononshytalk | 30th Mar 2016
These notes were reviewed by Don in March 2016. There has been a price increase at Sparkes Marina
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Update March 2014
Written by dononshytalk | 26th Mar 2014
Reviewed in March 2014. Small price increase at Sparkes
Update 2013
Written by dononshytalk | 10th Jan 2013
The only changes are the 2013 prices. Don T
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