Due to past Covid Pandemic restrictions, the original planned date for the Nore Race prizegiving was deferred. This event will now take place on the evening of: Friday 12th November starting at 20:00 at Benfleet Yacht Club. This years prizegiving will be a quite, sociable affair: no music, no frills. Please coming along for a drink with crew and friends. Free entry to all competitors, their crew, friends and family, plus
Published 10:01 on 11 Oct 2021
The Dinghy Winter Series racing starts on this coming Sunday (3rd October). Start time 09:30 (HW 11.04). The full racing schedule can be found on the BYC website calendar
Published 06:23 on 28 Sep 2021
This years' winters entertainment programme will commence with the Annual Dinner on Saturday 30th October. The book (located behind the bar) will be opened on Thursday (30th September). Cost £32.00 a head - payment must be made at time of booking. Initially we can only accept bookings for 'BYC members'. (Guests may be accepted, but only once total numbers are known). Dress code - Black Tie and Evening Dress. Music provided by "Sharaz" (a new
Published 06:20 on 28 Sep 2021
Final cruise of the season, destination Chatham Marina. Depart BYC Friday afternoon with HW at 2:33 hours (Queenborough or Stangate?). BBQ planned for 3:00pm Saturday afternoon - weather permitting. Please add your name to the list on the club notice board for booking of berth. PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE FROM THAT SHOWN IN THE PRINTED TIDE TABLE BOOKLET (was 2nd & 3rd Oct). High Water times:
Published 07:16 on 13 Sep 2021
Many jobs to be performed - inside and outside. Please bring appropriate clothing and PPE: overalls, boots, gloves, masks etc. Start time both days, between 07:30 and 08:00am. Finish just after midday.
Published 00:00 on 10 Sep 2021
The last race in the CCS series of Port-to-Port races for this year is the Benfleet Yacht Club race to the Queenborough on Saturday the 18th. September. The race starts at the Leigh Buoy at 12-30 and finishes off the floating jetty at Queenborough. The pubs in Queenborough are open so it should be a good evening in the town. Attached is a copy of the Sailing Instructions & Entry Form also an email Entry
Published 00:00 on 5 Sep 2021
Various on-water events and activities: rowing relay race & sailing: Cadet race, ladies helm race starting around 11:00am (HW 12:28). Various on-shore activities starting around midday, including crabbing competition, bouncy castle. Followed by the Commodores Tea during the afternoon. Donation of "homemade" cakes for the cake stall would be much appreciated.
Published 15:40 on 20 Aug 2021
Results of the 2021 Race are now available on Round Canvey Race event page . A 14 mile long Rowing or Row and Sail "open" event around Canvey Island, starting and finishing from Benfleet Yacht Club. Open to anyone with a suitable vessel. For further details, and to download a copy of the race entry form and associated documents, please visit the Round Canvey Race event page .
Published 14:57 on 23 Jun 2021
The race results for the 2021 Nore Race are now available on the BYC website (Nore Race page) . NORE PRIZEGIVING PLEASE NOTE: The Nore Race prizegiving scheduled take place on the evening of Friday 25th June at BYC has been POSTPONED until further notice due to deferral of the Government Roadmap Step 4 (full re-opening).
Published 00:00 on 1 Jun 2021
Drink and Food can now be consumed inside. Bar Opening times returning to '7 days' from Wednesday 19th May. Catering service extended to 5 days (lunchtimes) from Wednesday 2nd June. Overnight stays on boats revised to "Rule of Six or Two Households". We are pleased to inform you that Step 3 of the Government Roadmap will be implemented on Monday 17th May. The main changes affecting us
Published 07:56 on 13 May 2021