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Benfleet Yacht Club


Date for 2015 race Saturday 11th July
Sponsored for the 17th year in succession
by "Dauntless Boatyard"

Past Nore Race results and prize winners are available
 on the 'Nore Race' page click here
Dinghy Sailing:
Round Canvey Race - row and row/sail - Saturday 26th July
Cruiser Sailing
Cruise and Race to London - Saturday 2nd August - see club notice board for further details and race entry sheet
River Blackwater Cruise (Brightlingsea) - Saturday 16th August
Medway Cruise - August Bank Holiday Weekend - Saturday. See right for further details

Social / Other:
"Barts Bash" Andrew Simpson memorial Dinghy Race - Sunday 21st September

All events listed on this website are open to BYC members and their invited guests only, unless stated otherwise
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Link to
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2014 Dinghy and Cruiser Sailing Programme
Click here to download an Excel spreadsheet file containing the full year's programme, to which you can add your own personal agenda (loaded 23/12/2013)
Cadet Sail Training Week
The Newsletter of
Benfleet Yacht Club. To view both the latest edition and past copies click here
Benfleet Creek navigation charts 
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Benfleet Yacht Club
Canvey Road
Canvey Island
Founded 1923
Social Programme

click here to see the full calendar of social and entertainments events
Benfleet Yacht Club
"In the Past"
a collection of
historical photo's
and data click here
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Saturday 9th to Wedneday 13th (incl) August 2014.
News snippet's, updates and other yacht club gossip: Cadet Week 2014 now full. 13 BYC boats attended the Calais Rally, see theCruising pagefor further details.Feb 14: Oliver Wright & Madi Flynn elected as Cadet and Assistant Cadet Captain's. BYC Paper Boat Race attracted 21 entries: 1st Bobby Philips, 2nd Oliver Smith, & 3rd Michael Wright, with a total  of £50 raised for the RNLI. Daunltless Boatyard to sponsor the BYC Nore Race for the 16th year in succession. 2014 Season Sailing Programme now available to download click hereCadet Weel 2014 application forms are now available see Cadet Week page.
Saturday 26th July 2014
click here for further details and to download the race programme and entry form
Winter 2013 - Spring 2014 now available
Catering at
Benfleet Yacht Club
Next event: Friday 6th June
American themed menu
See Bar and Catering page for further details
Benfleet Yacht Club is now on Facebook, allowing members to keep up to date with what's going on at the club and to share their own personal adventures, stories and photographs etc.
To join this group, click on the link to the Facebook page
On arriving at the page, select “JOIN GROUP”.
Various items of boating equipment for sale and wanted
by BYC members. Please visit the For Sale and Wanted page
New Thames Estuary "Sea Reach" buoyage
See Notice to Mariners and chartlet posted
on the Cruising page
Benfleet Yacht Club members Facebook group
Open Event
BYC Round Canvey Race
Saturday 26th July
Both Rowing and Row/Sail ​

Distance 14 miles -- mostly with the tide
Four tidal barrages and bridges to pass under
 (masts to come down)

Start time: 10.45
Entry fee £6 per crew member
Safety boat cover provided
All boats must be suitable for deep water rough conditions
BBQ food available
Free overnight camping
Click here for further details
August Bank Holiday Weekend Cruise
Saturday: BBQ & Cocktails on the Queenborough Barge
Sunday: Evening Meal in the Medway Yacht Club
London River Cruise (or Race)
to St Katherines Docks
Saturday 2nd August
Cruiser Captin's Drink's Reception on board Hideaway from 6.00pm
Please add your name to the berthing list on the club's notice board. Additional night stays in St Kats should be booked directly with the Marina
Race entry sheet is also available on the club's notice board
Please note: you will need to show a copy of your boats insurance certificate