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Cannes (Municipality, Alpes-Maritimes, France)

Last modified: 2006-03-25 by ivan sache
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Municipal flag of Cannes - left, as seen in 2004 ; right, as seen in 2000; images by Arnaud Leroy, 19 May 2004

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Municipal flag of Cannes

The municipal flag of Cannes shows the municipal coat of arms in the centre.
In 2000, the flag seen in many places in the city, and especially near the modern city hall, along with the French Tricolore and the European Union flag, had a light blue field.
In 2004, the flag was seen with a white field.

Olivier Touzeau & Arnaud Leroy, 19 May 2004

Yacht Club de Cannes

[YC Cannes]by José Carlos Alegria

Yacht Club de Cannes was founded in 1860 as the Société des Régates de Cannes with Léopold Bucquet as its first President, making the YCC one of the oldest yacht clubs in France. The current name of the YCC was adopted under Edward Bret's presidency.
The YCC has now 600 members and is presided by Jacques Flori.

The burgee of the YCC is triangular, with two blue triangles placed along the hoist, a white triangle charged with a blue star and a red triangle making the point of the burgee.

Source: YCC website

Ivan Sache, 17 March 2003