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Ratzeburger Yacht- und Motorbootclub

[Ratzeburger Yacht- und Motorbootclub (German YC)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 Nov 2008

Unknown yacht club pennant (RYMC)
It is a blue pennant with a white edge. Shifted to the hoist there are two white sails of different sizes. Shifted to the flyend are white capital letters "RYMC".
Source: I spotted this car sticker on 2 January 2007 in Hamburg.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 Nov 2008

found here: Dozens more on this Schleswig-Holstein yachting website (which may contain other unknowns), clubs searcheable geographically or alphabetically.
Jan Mertens, 11 Nov 2008


Segelclub RHE e.V.

[Segelclub RHE e.V. (German YC)] image by Ivan Sache, 22 May 2002

Norie and Hobbs 1971 shows under figure 314 the burgee of Segelclub Rhe e.V., white with a black cross offset to the hoist. This Königsberg sailing club 'migrated' to [Hamburg] after the Second World War.
Peter Hans van den Muijzenberg, 12 November 2001

White pennant with a black Scandinavian cross. This is the oldest German yacht club, founded in 1855.
Source: yacht club website.
Ivan Sache, 22 May 2002

Norie and Hobbs 1971 shows under figure 313 the ensign of Segelclub Rhe e.V., Königsberg, as the German flag 1871-1918, with offset towards the hoist a shield, as high as two stripes, silver, a cross throughout Sable with an escutcheon Argent (silver) an eagle Sable (too small to distinguish the details).
Peter Hans van den Muijzenberg, 12 November 2001


Segelclub Rheingau e.V.

[Segelclub Rheingau e.V. (German YC)] image by Ivan Sache, 22 May 2002

Blue pennant with a broad white Scandinavian cross and a red anchor fouled in white in the middle of the cross.
Source: yacht club website.
Ivan Sache, 22 May 2002


Mecklenburgischer Yachtclub Rostock e.V.

[Mecklenburgischer Yachtclub Rostock e.V. (German YC)] image by Ivan Sache, 10 May 2002

Yellow pennant with a black griffin. The griffin is the Heraldic Beast of Pomerania. It is also shown on the municipal flag of Rostock.
Source: yacht club website.
Ivan Sache, 10 May 2002

Very similar to the Rostock Pennant pre-1870 to 1918.
Santiago Dotor, 16 September 2005


See- und Segelsportverein Rostock

[See- und Segelsportverein Rostock (German YC)] image by Ivan Sache, 1 Jul 2002

See- und Segelsportverein Rostock (Mecklenburg-Westpomerania) - Blue flag with a yellow fouled anchor and three yellow stars placed horizontally.
Source: Club website.
Ivan Sache, 1 Jul 2002


Rostocker Segelverein Citybootshafen e.V.

[Rostocker Segelverein Citybootshafen e.V. (German YC)] image by Ivan Sache, 12 May 2002

Pennant divided by a white Scandinavian cross, hoist quarters blue, fly quarters red, a white anchor in the canton. The municipal colours of Rostock are blue, white and red.
Source: yacht club website.
Ivan Sache, 12 May 2002


SV Rot-Gelb Hamburg von 1926 e.V.

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Hamburg base

[SV Rot-Gelb von 1926 e.V. Hamburg (German YC)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Mar 2011

It is a white pennant with a shield shifted to the hoist. The shield is divided per bend sinister into red with a yellow scallop upon the dexter chief and plain yellow cotized red and yellow.
Source: website of Hamburger Yachthafen.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Mar 2011
Please note that this flag had been reported 2008 and it is meanwhile replaced by the flag of Harburg base (see below)


Harburg base

[SV Rot-Gelb von 1950 e.V. Harburg (German YC)]

It is a yellow triangular pennant divided by a red cross shifted to the hoist. The intersection point of crossbars is superimposed by a blue diamond containing a yellow compass rose. It is the pennant of former club
SV Rot-Gelb von 1950 e.V. Harburg.
Source: spotted this as a car sticker on 27 March 2007 in HH-Borgfelde, for further information click club's website.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Sep 2008


Klub am Rupenhorn e.V.

[Klub am Rupenhorn e.V. (German YC)] image by Ivan Sache, 9 May 2002

Red pennant with a black Scandinavian cross fimbriated white and black (2:1:1).
Source: yacht club website.
Ivan Sache, 9 May 2002

This burgee —and a few others— are clearly inspired in the Imperial war ensign. I assume that all those clubs were established at least before WW2.
Željko Heimer, 8 May 2002


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