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Yachting Club of America (U.S.)


Last modified: 2022-10-22 by rick wyatt
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[Yachting Club of America] image by Peter Hans van den Muijzenberg, 18 September 2022

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The Yachting Club of America was founded in 1963 as the first National Association of Yacht Clubs. In both cases, the territory refers to Marco Island, Florida, USA.

They are at best an association of yacht clubs, which is slightly odd as they rather moved away from that denomination. Alternatively, they may be just be a list of clubs. I can't say for certain, as I'm not a yacht club listed in their main(?) publication,

However, they have a burgee that is a hoist of blue bearing a white propeller over white a bermuda rig sailing towards the hoist, and a fly barruly of thirteen, gules and argent, the pattern diminishing into a point.
Their depiction of the burgee is less than perfect, which suggests it may not exist in the cloth, which that would agree with their members being clubs, rather than yachts. My depiction is not perfect either, so anyone who knows how to draw a propeller ...
Peter Hans van den Muijzenberg, 18 September 2022