Approximate distance 14 miles -- Mostly with the tide
Four tidal barrages and bridges to pass under (masts to come down)
Start time: 12.00pm

Entry fee £6 per crew member
Support boat cover provided
All boats must be suitable for deep water rough conditions
For further information, please contact Penny Lowen:
Telephone 07866 666792
Bar open all day -- BBQ food available
Large slipway and ample on-site parking for cars and trailers
Showers and toilet facilities available in club house
Free overnight camping
Round Canvey Race 2018
Sponsored by
The Windjammer Public House
Canvey Island
An Open Event

Rowing, Paddle or Row / Sail Race around Canvey Island

Sponsored by the "Windjammer" public house

Saturday 14th July 2018
Bowers Mashes
Benfleet Yacht Club
Two Tree Island
C A N V E Y   I S L A N D
River Thames
Holehaven Creek
The Windjammer Public House
Deadmans Point
Holehaven Point
Shellhaven Point
Hadleigh Marshes
Canvey Point
Benfleet Creek
Hadleigh Ray
2013 Race Results - click here
2014 Race Results - click here
2015 Race Results - click here
2016 Race Results - click here
2017 Race Results - click here
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Benfleet Yacht Club

"Round Canvey Race"

Row, Paddle or Row / Sail
This annual ‘open’ event was established in 2010 and attracts both rowing and sailing vessels, undertaking a complete circuit of Canvey Island: a distance of 14 ½ miles. An eclectic mix of vessels have competed to date: fixed seat and sliding seat row boats, surf ski’s, kayaks, outrigger canoes and a variety of sailing dinghies. The time record to-date is just 1 hour 47 minutes: providing an average speed of 7.4 knots. Boats from as far away as Whitby have travelled to compete in this event, with many of the visiting competitors camping in BYC overnight.
Past Years Race Results
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018

Benfleet Yacht Club are required by law to comply with the General Data Protection Policy Regulations (GDPR) of May 2018, which stipulate how we use, store and process members and compitors personal and boat data.

Boats entering the Benfleet Yacht Club “Round Canvey Race" will have the name of the boat, sail / boat number, plus the names of helm and crew, recorded for the purposes of race management. The results of this race containing these details, will be published on the BYC website and notice board. By completing the race entry form and participating in this event, entrants acknowledge that the data collected will be used for these purposes and consent to this use of your data, as per the Data Privacy Policy shown on the BYC website and notice boards.. Click here for further details.

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Benfleet Yacht Club, Canvey Road, Canvey Island, Essex. SS8 0QT. || Telephone 01268.792278 ||
Please note that it is essential that all competitors and crew members read both documents shown below:
2018 Round Canvey Race
Race Entry Form and Risk Assessment documentation