Benfleet Yacht Club

Paper Boat Race 1989

In February 1989 Benfleet Yacht Club held its annual paper boat race and these photos  are from an article  published in the local Evening Echo at that time.

BYC Paper Boat Race 1989 'They're off'
Echo news
BYC Paper Boat Race 1989 John Geir from Leigh Yacht Club makes last minute adjustments.
Echo news
BYC Paper Boat Race 1989 Dick Johnson has his boat measured to make sure it's within the regulated 12 inches. Dick, who is the Editor of Yachting World. Dick said that the boat was made from old Evening Echos.
Echo news
BYC Paper Boat Race 1989 Wendy Marrison retrieves one of the 29 paper boats. This one came third.
Echo news
BYC Paper Boat Race 1989 1st Dave Chamberlain BYC 2nd Nick Hann LYC 3rd Keith Webster BYC
Echo news

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