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National Yacht Club (Toronto, Canada)

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[National Yacht Club burgee]image by Peter Hans van den Muijzenberg, 2 October 2017

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National Yacht Club

On the Toronto water front near the Alexandra Yacht Club is the National Yacht Club.

'The official burgee of the National Yacht Club is:
A burgee being a triangular red flag, in proportions 2:3, with a white ordinary cross, a black maple leaf in the upper hoist canton, and a black letter "N" in the lower hoist canton.' (By-laws 6.1)

A photograph can be seen on their site: http://www.thenyc.com/events/team-national-yc-match-races-to-3rd-in-long-island-sound.

The National Yacht and Skiff Club was established in 1894. In 1947 the name was changed to the National Yacht Club.

I have not found any information on the history of the burgee, nor on the use of other flags, such as officers' flags, for flag officers.
Peter Hans van den Muijzenberg, 2 October 2017