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.
2018 - 2019 Programme

Please check back periodically, as more events get added, or sometimes amended
Friday 18th

Blues Night with "Andy Hunt" - 8.30pm
Saturday 2nd
Sunday 3rd
Saturday 16th

Burns Night - Piper and Dinner - 7.30 for 8.00pm
Paper Boat Race - "raise funds for the RNLI" - registration from 10.45am
Prizegiving Supper (Dinghies, Cruisers & Rowing) - 7.30pm
Saturday the
Saturday 16th 
Sat 23rd & Sun 24th
Saturday 31st

CCS Prizegiving (hosted at tbe Yacht Club)
Quiz Night (7.30pm)
Work Party Weekend (mornings from 8.30am)
Jazz Night with John Smith and His Hotshots (7.30pm)
Saturday 6th
Monday 22nd
Friday 26th

Fitting Out Supper (7.00-7.30pm)
Easter Fun (12.00 onwards)
Sea Shanty Night with the 'Brandy Hole Sea Shanty Singers' (8.00pm)
Friday 10th

BYC "At Home" (7.30pm)
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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Friday 28th
Sat 13th and Sun 14th
Friday 26th
Saturday 27th
Sunday 9th

Commodores Tea Day. Fun and events both on and off of the water, followed by the Commodores Tea. 

Nore Race Prizegiving. Open to all BYC members (regardless of whether you entered the race), all race competitors, their crews, friends and family.
Saturday 3rd
Friday 9th
Saturday 10th
Friday 16th
Saturday 17th

Firework and Bonfire - start 7.00pm
Thames Estuary YC "At Home" event - starting 8.00pm - all invited
Laying-Up Supper - 7.30pm
Interclub Prizegiving at Leigh SC - 8.30. All BYC members invited
Quiz and Chips Night - 7.30pm
Sunday 2nd
Friday 7th
Sunday 9th
Friday 14th
Saturday 15th
Sunday 16th
Monday 24th
Tuesday 25th
Wednesday 26th

Essex Yacht Club "At Home" event - all invited - starting 12.00
Carols and Mince Pies with "Rayleigh Brass Band" - 7.30pm
Annual General Meeting - starting at 3.00pm
Cadet Christmas Party - tba
Christmas Dinner - 7.30pm
Childrens Christmas Party - from 3.00 to 5.00pm
Christmas Eve Punchbowl Night - from 8.00pm
Christmas Day lunchtime bar open - 12.00 to 2.00pm
Boxing Day lunchtime bar open - 12.00 to 2.00pm
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Live "Jazz" Music Night
Friday 11th January at 07.30pm

Ray Miso Trio, featuring BYC member John Chapman on clarinet 

Free entry, but donations to the RNLI requested
Upcoming Events

Work Party Weekend - mornings starting at 8.30am
Cadet Halloween event - details to be advised
Annual Dinner with "Razzamatazz" - 6.30 for 7.00pm
"Blues" Live Music Night
Friday 19th January 8.30pm
BYC member Andy Hunt plays the Blues
Free entry
BYC "Burns Night"

Saturday 2nd February
 7.00 for 7.30pm

Hosted by Chieftain Frank McKay
Piper and full Burns Night Dinner, incl. a dram of Whiskey
£23.00 per person. Book now open
Black Tie and Dinner Dress