Benfleet Yacht Club
Calendar of 
Entertainment and Social Events
To reserve your place at events, please enter your name etc. in the book at the bar. Payments can be made either by Cash, Credit / Debit Card or by Cheque (payable to "BYC"). You are requested to make full payment at the time of booking as to minimise the workload of the hard working Entertainments Team. 

The Entertainments Committee will endeavour to open 'the book' approximately three weeks prior to each event, subject to full details being available.

All events listed on this website are open to BYC members and their invited guests only, unless stated otherwise.
Throughout the year, we offer an active social and entertainment programme.
Full details are shown below.
BYC "Dowsing Room" Hire

Did you know that the main function room, known as the 'Dowsing Room', is available for hire by members at a modest fee to host their own private functions, weddings etc.?

Click here for further details

Did you also know that the name of the club's Dowsing Room was taken from the name of our of our former headquarters, a light ship called the "Inner Dowsing" (see photo on the right)
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Upcoming Events

The calendar for all Benfleet Yacht Club 'Entertainment and Social' events is now contained in a centralised calendar, covering: Dinghy and Cruiser Sailing / Racing, Rowing, Social / Entertainment and Cadet events

Please click here to view the calendar
(This will open a new web browser page)

This combined calendar is integrated within the Benfleet Yacht Club 'Membership and Boat / Mooring administration system'. It is then possible to filter events by specific areas of interest
​For members who have already created a personal membership portal, it is possible to link this calendar to the calendar built into your mobile phone, tablet or computer. Log into your membership portal, select "Calendar" and the click on "Click Here to Subscribe to this Calendar" (top right hand side).

If you would like to create a personal membership portal, please send an email to This will also enable us to send invoices for your membership & boat related charges to you by email.
Benfleet Yacht Club
"At Home"

Friday 10th May starting at 8.00pm

Complimentary buffet food provided
All BYC members welcome
2019 "At Home" Events
Your chance to visit other local Yacht Clubs

Leigh on Sea SC - Sunday 24th March from 12.00

Wakering Yacht Club - Sunday 7th April from 12.30

Benfleet Yacht Club - Friday 10th May from 8.00pm

Island Yacht Club - Friday 17th May from 8.00pm

Thames Estuary YC - Friday 18th October from 8.00pm

Essex Yacht Club - Sunday 1st December from 12.00

A celebrating of race success and participation

All Benfleet Yacht Club members are welcome to attend regardless of whether or not you participated in the race. 

Bring your friends and family. 

Free entry 

Friday 28th June
from 8.00pm to late