Solar Heritage Bird Watching Cruise (Code S1) Sorry – Event Postponed to 6 March. New Code S1b

We are very very sorry to have to inform all those booked on the Bird Watching Cruise on 22 February, Code S1, that due to an unexpected maintenance issue, the Solar boat will not be ready in time for this trip. Consequently the trip on that date has had to be cancelled. We do apologise for this and and for the inconvenience caused.

The good news is that the FoCH Events Chairman, Val Evans, has negotiated another date, and we are able to offer an an alternative day for the trip initially to those who were booked for 22 February Code S1. This will be Monday 6th March and the Code is S1b. All timings and meal arrangements will remain the same. If places become available information will be provided on this website.

This Solar Heritage Bird Watching Cruise on Monday 6 March, Code S1b, starts with lunch at 12:00noon at The Ship, Itchenor and 2:00p.m. at the entrance to the Itchenor Jetty for the Cruise which will be in the company of John Arnott our Bird Watching Expert. Your Hosts for the day will be John and Kay D’Arcy.

Please dress very, very warmly as it is always much colder on the water.

The cost to Members including lunch is £20 and the cost to guests is £25.

Please note that all Solar Boat Cruises are subject to the wind speed and may have to be cancelled if it is likely to be too windy on the day.

This cruise is limited to 30 people.

Should you wish to be placed on the waiting list for the revised event on 6 March, Code S1b, please follow the instructions below.:

Should you require further information about this revised date or wish to be on the waiting list for event S1b, please contact John and Gill Smith, Social Events Administrators :

By Email:
By Post: The Beeches, Sunny Way, Bosham. PO18 8HQ.

When reserving or booking places for Social Events, please provide your membership number, full name, contact details, email address AND ‘phone number in case cruise is cancelled, and the Event Code/s. Places are only confirmed once payment is received. Payment can be made by cheque or bank transfer.

Cheques should be made payable to “Friends of Chichester Harbour” with the event code S1 listed on the back. Members will be informed if places have been reserved and how to pay by bank transfer if that is their preference.