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South Coast - Mayday Bank Holiday at Littlehampton and Chichester

  • 29 Apr 2023
  • 1 May 2023
  • Littlehampton and Chichester


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:

Registration is closed

Berthing reservations have been made at Littlehampton on Saturday night and at Chichester Sunday night.

This event runs over several nights in port.  Participants can register and join us for all or parts of the event.


Saturday 29th April

Head to Littlehampton for arrival early evening.   Dinner reservation at Arun View Inn 7pm.

Two Course £23

Three Course £29.50

Atlantic Prawn Cocktail with Bloody Mary sauce

Salt and Pepper Squid with aioli

Leek and Potato Soup with rustic bread

Deep Fried Brie Wedges with chilli jam

Ham Hock Terrine with rustic rolls and piccalilli

Roast Rump of Beef with Yorkshire pudding served with roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables

Malaysian Style Chicken with a coconut cream sauce served with sweet potato and sugar snap peas

Slow Roasted Lamb Shank with a port and redcurrant jus served with dauphinoise potatoes and seasonal vegetables (£6.00 supplement)

Parmesan and Herb Crusted Cod Loin with a tomato and red pepper coulis served on a bed of sauté potatoes, green beans and sun blushed tomatoes

Deep Fried Wholetail Scampi served with chips and salad

Mediterranean Vegetable and Halloumi Kebabs with a tomato and red pepper coulis served with couscous stuffed peppers

Lemon and Lime Cheesecake

Iced White Chocolate Parfait with a cherry & kirsch compote

Raspberry and Almond Frangipane with pannacotta ice cream

Double Chocolate Brownie with chocolate sauce and vanilla ice cream

Mixed English Cheese and Biscuits with fruit chutney and grapes (£2.50 supplement)

Sunday 30th April

An early departure due to tidal restrictions as both Littlehampton and Chichester have sand bars on approach.  Shore based activities TBC.

Two course evening meal at Chichester Yacht Club £22

Mixed Game & Red Wine

Natural Smoked Haddock Monte Carlo, served with herb potatoes & vegetables

Roasted Vegetables & Feta Enchiladas, Served with minted yoghurt Dressing, Potato wedges 

Apple pie served with ice cream or custard

Chocolate brownie

Luxury Treacle sponge pudding

Monday 1st May 

Return to Home ports

Information for skippers:

High Water Portsmouth Sat 07:00 and 20:18, Sun 08:41 and 21:23, Mon 09:39


Berthing and harbour dues must be paid for individually by skippers either by calling the harbour office in advance, or on arrival.  The club will confirm final vessel details with the office one week before the event when registration closes.  Please state that you are with the S&CA Rally, and a 10% rally discount is offered.

Harbour Office: 01903 721 215


Note that there is a sand bar restricting entry to the harbour to around 2 hours either side of high water.  There can also be commercial shipping movements in and out of the harbour.  Please check pilotage information.




Crew seeking berths are initially advised to visit the club Facebook ‘Crew Match’ page. If you are unsuccessful or not in the Facebook group, you are welcome to contact the event host.

Land based participants are as always welcome to join, and may wish to take advantage of one of the local hotels or B&B's in the area.

1. Register your attendance via the S&CA website by Tuesday 25th April

2. Visit the Facebook CrewMatch page for all crewing opportunities

3. Upon approach, skippers will be required to contact the harbour / marina by VHF for specific berthing instructions. (please state you are part of the S&CA / Sailing & Cruising Association Rally)

4. You can bring along friends, but remember to ‘add guest’ at the point of your registration.  Guests can only be added at the time of registration.  If you later want to add a guest and the event did not require payment please cancel your registration and re-register adding your guest.  If your registration did require payment please contact the event host.


The club will endeavour to provide full refunds for event charges when cancellations are made by you through the Website and made in good time. Normally, a week before the event is due to take place will be sufficient.

If the club has made third party bookings, paid deposits or made other commitments, it may be that only a partial refund or no refund is offered.  

Where a refund is requested due to dissatisfaction with third party goods or services, a refund will only be offered if such refund is also made to the club by the third party.


Your host for this event will be Andrew Palmer
Any questions, please email [email protected]

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