The above grid of prices is for groups of up to 5 people joining Alistair (skipper) 


Depending on tides there can be the option of being picked up from the

Itchenor public pontoon for a 5 - 8 hour sail:  

The car park at Itchenor is about £5 managed by 'Chichester Harbour Conservancy'  

The parking is free at Dell Quay

Other Charges and Options  (there is no VAT to be added to any of the costs)

Inclusions and Optional Extras

Included within the above prices ...

  1. All safety equipment required for Coded Yachts in Cat ‘D’ waters.

  2. Hot drinks and biscuits


Not Included

  1. Waterproofs and deck shoes

  2. Food and cold drinks 


Optional Extras

  1. A two course meal can be available at £10 per person and menu options can be discussed but the whole group will be served similar.


Explanations to ‘Tariff Descriptions’ in the table above

PEARL's home mooring is a half tide swinging mooring at Dell Quay so timings revolve around the tide table. This is why the Tariff mentions no set times, just hours in order to stay very flexible.

PEARL is afloat approximately 2 hours before high water till 3 hours after. So a 5 hour sail is around the High Tide, and an 8 - 14 hour sail is going out on the ebbing tide and returning on the flooding tide.

We are very flexible and will do our best to accommodate your requirements in connection with Alistair’s availability and try and find a convenient date and time.

If you are keen to get over to the Isle of Wight or just into the Solent it's best to opt for the Long day from Dell Quay, as the Chichester Harbour entrance often needs to be exited around High Water, if the wind is from the south.  

Postpone due to weather: our 'Good Weather Pledge'

If the weather forecast is foul, or the Met Office have issued a ‘Strong Wind Warning’ (Force 6 and above) for the Solent area for the time of your charter, you may postpone your booking for another available date and not incur any charge. This link takes you to their website and if there’s a red line around our section of coast (Area 7) it means there’s a strong wind warning.