Chichester Harbour is the the perfect base for cruising of all types. The sheltered harbour provides many day sail destinations, with beautiful views around every corner. The open waters of the Solent offer many cruising options, with access to some of the best marinas in the UK. For the more adventurous sailing to the continent is possible from chichester, with many members of the club travelling across to Brittany in the summer.



  • Yacht Cruising:  Every year our highly popular Cruising in Company programme offers the chance for yachts to sail together in a relaxed and sociable atmosphere to destinations both locally on the South Coast and across the Channel. The packed programme runs throughout the season from March to November and includes weekend and mid-week cruises together with longer cross-Channel excursions.




Motors cruising

  • Motor Cruising: We are one of the leading motor cruising Clubs on the South Coast and possibly in the UK and have an extensive cruising and social programme. Our membership includes people from all ages and walks of life. We particularly welcome family members. The cruising programme starts in March and ends in October. We cruise around the Solent and have regular trips to France and the Channel Isles.





  • Dinghy Cruising: Chichester Yacht Club is well placed for leisure sailing in the beautiful Chichester Harbour, and members regularly make trips to local villages and beaches. The Club is open on weekdays as well as at weekends and all facilities are available to cruising club members.