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image by Ivan Sache, 15 July 2006
Deben Yacht Club (DYC) is
situated on the upper reaches of the river Deben at Woodbridge in
first record of a regatta at Woodbridge dates back to 1784. Deben Yacht Club was
founded in 1838, renamed Deben Sailing Club in 1886 and eventually renamed Deben
Yacht Club in 1928. On 8 January 2004 Deben Yacht Club was awarded Champion Club
status. RYA (The Royal Yachting Association) / Volvo Champion Club status is
awarded to less than 10% of RYA affiliated clubs in the UK in recognition of
their active and successful juniors and youths coaching schemes.
The burgee of DYC is blue with a white disk.
Ivan Sache, 15 July 2006
The photos on the Deben Yacht Club
website show the club flying an undefaced red ensign at their club house.
Peter Hans van den Muijzenberg, 17 October 2007