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Galway City Sailing Club, Ireland

Last modified: 2018-10-20 by rob raeside
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Burgee

[Galway City Sailing Club burgee]image by Rob Raeside, 16 September 2018

Burgee: circa 3:6 (web image). Field dark green charged vertically next to hoist with the white words Galway City Sailing Club, and a black lighthouse (1 unit from hoist) with three white rings topped with a white and black lantern room. Also (two units from hoist) a brown representation of the John F. Kennedy Memorial in the cityís town square.
Source: accessed 6 September 2018, https://galwaycitysailingclub.com/about/constitution/

"Our club was established in 2010 and is strictly a DINGHY sailing club. Our burgee does depict the Levertís lighthouse and the sail of a 'Galway Hooker' - a traditional sail craft used along the west coast of Ireland. The [JFK Memorial] sculpture in Eyre Square also represents the sail of a Galway Hooker."
Source: with thanks to Kevin Finn, Secretary GCSC, email 9 September 2018.

"Probably the newest lighthouse in Ireland, this only went up in 1977 to replace Mutton Island. It sits in the middle of Galway Bay guiding boats into the harbour."
Source: accessed 7 September 2018,
http://irishlighthouses.blogspot.com/2011/06/galway-harbour-leverets.html
Peter Edwards, 11 September 2018