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Yacht Club Argentino

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[Yacht Club Argentino burgee]
image by Ivan Sache, 25 Mar 2002
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About the Yacht Club Argentino

"Yacht Club Argentino" (YCA), today with more than 3,000 members, was founded by Hortensio Aguirre Anchorena on 2 July 1883, succeeding the short-lived "Boating Society" (1861) and "Yacht Club Nacional" (1882).

The YCA organized its first international regatta in 1886. In 1906-1907, it was a founding member, representing Argentina, of the International Yacht Racing Union (subsequently renamed International Sailing Federation); the club played a similar role in the foundation of the Union Internationale Motonautique in 1927.
Ivan Sache, 25 Mar 2002 & 14 Jun 2009


The burgee of YCA is shown on It is a triangular flag diagonally divided blue-white-blue, with a red fouled anchor placed in diagonal in the white stripe.
Ivan Sache, 25 Mar 2002

The burgee is shown, together with the national flag, on the emblem of the club.
Ivan Sache, 14 Jun 2009

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