It is with much regret that we postpone today's planned barbecue at short notice due to the forecast weather conditions. We were trying to restore 'some sort of normality' at BYC and to celebrate the re-opening of the clubhouse and bar following the lengthy period of closure. It was a intended that the barbecue would be held outside due to the present Covid19 restrictions. However, I feel that it would be both unfair and
Published 07:42 on 5 Jul 2020
We are pleased to announce the re-opening of the Benfleet Yacht Club clubhouse and bar with effect from Saturday 4 th July . We also plan to hold a complimentary " Welcome Back to BYC" Barbecue on Sunday 5 th July, starting at 02:00pm. This will be subject to the weather being suitable to allow us to use the grounds around the clubhouse to support social distancing etc. Further
Published 06:17 on 28 Jun 2020
Background: During the current lockdown, several BYC members have started playing an online sailing game: "Virtual Regatta Inshore". This is free to all and provides short races in an open setting for you to pit your wits against the world's best. Many other Yacht Clubs around the country have been doing the same. BYC have now taken out a subscription to enable us to hold races for BYC members only. This
Published 16:18 on 10 Jun 2020
COVID-19: A brief summary of actions currently in place. Full details are available in the Policy document in the accompanying file: Click on 'More'. Note: all permitted activities must be performed observing the Governments latest Guidelines. Club-House and Bar remain closed until further notice. All planned club Entertainments and Social events cancelled until further notice. All planned on-water events cancelled until further notice: Dinghy Racing, Cruising and Rowing Events.
Published 06:49 on 24 May 2020
It is now possible to link the BYC Event calendar with 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).
Published 06:48 on 24 May 2020
Click on "More" to see additional photos. After many months of hard work by a small band of volunteer members, the western (club house) side of the Quay Heading replacement programme is now complete. The concrete surface of top of the western side quay heading is now complete, plus the steelwork for the eastern side has been delivered, ready for installation in the autumn. Message from Commodore, John Hancock: "As
Published 06:44 on 24 May 2020