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Benfleet Yacht Club


Race results are available on the
Nore Race page

Sponsored for the 17th year in succession
by "Dauntless Boatyard"
Dinghy Sailing:
Frye Trophy race to Ray - Sunday 16th August (start 13.00 hrs)

Cruiser Sailing:
CCS Blackwater Race - Saturday 8th August
Cruise to Brightlingsea, incorporating the McCarthy trophy race - Saturday 22nd August. Please note that the printed sailing programme shows the wrong date of Saturday 29th

Social / Other:
Commodores Tea Day - Sunday 13th September - see feature on the right

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
"Google Maps"
2015 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 06/01/2014)
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 
Click here to download a copy
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 1st to Wedneday 5th (incl) August 2015

Application form click here
News snippet's, updates and other yacht club gossip: 14 BYC boats attended the annual Calais Rally, retaining the Narrow Sea's Trophy: just one boat ahead of Conyer Cruising Club. 2015 entrance details / chartlets for River Deben and River Ore are now available on the East Coast Rivers website - see link on Cruising page. Paper Boat Race Feb 2015: 22 entries, won by Keith Webster, £22 raised for the Lifeboat. 2015 Cadet Week application form is now available see Cadet Week page. Photo's on 2014 Cadet Week click here. BYC dinghy sailors win two of the four groups at the Interclub Dinghy Team Race held at Leigh on Sea. 
Saturday 18th July 2015

click here for further details and entry form + view past years race results
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
Benfleet Yacht Club members Facebook group
New Caterer at BYC
"Kim Lorraine"
Kim's Kitchen is now up and running.
Please see the Bar and Catering page for further details of opening times and what's on offer.

Please visit the club and support Kim in her new venture.
Changes to "Thames Coastguard"
See Cruising page for further details
Commodores Tea Day
Sunday 13th September
High Water 13.42

Various fun and frolics both on-shore and on-water, including bouncy castle, sumo wrestling, hook the duck, homemade cake stall, boat jumble table, Commodores Trophy dinghy race, Cadet Seamanship race, rowing race.

And of course, the Commodores Tea itself.

Donations of "home prepared" food (sandwiches etc.) are kindly requested - please see list on the club notice board
Please be advised that the kitchen will be closed during Cadet Week, plus the week following:
Saturday 1st to Monday 10th August (incl)
Re-opened on Tuesday 11th
No food will be available during this time
Numerous photographs were taken of the Nore Race
 by East Coast Photos. Click on the link below
Next BYC Cruise
incorporating the McCarthy Trophy Cruiser Race
to Brightlingsea
Saturday 22nd August

Meal ashore in the Colne Yacht Club
further details to be advised