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Last modified: 2021-01-23 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Deutscher Segler Verband]
image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Feb 2009
[Deutscher Motor Yacht Verband]
3:5 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 July 2007
   

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Wassersportverein "Waldkater" e.V.

[Wassersportverein "Waldkater" e.V. (German YC)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider and Ivan Sache, 4 Jan 2021

The club was established in 1924 and based in Berlin-Tegel. The name refers to a pub. The pennant was a green-white-green horizontal triband with converging lines.
Sources: Willy Rothkamm and Willy Ternick: "30 Jahre Freier Segler-Verband 1901 - 1931", Berlin 1931, p.145 and Eike Stiller: "Der Segelsport in der Arbeitersportbewegung - Zur Geschichte des "Freien Segler Verbandes" (FSV) 1901 - 1933", front cover
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Jan 2021


Segler-Verein "Wakenitz" e.V.

[Segler-Verein "Wakenitz" e.V. (German YC)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider and Ivan Sache, 4 Jan 2021

The club was established in 1930 and is based in Lübeck. The pennant is quartered of white and green. The name giving Wakenitz is a little river passing the city.
Sources: Willy Rothkamm and Willy Ternick: "30 Jahre Freier Segler-Verband 1901 - 1931", Berlin 1931, p.148 and yacht club website
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Jan 2021


Wander-Segler-Verein 1922 e.V.

[Wander-Segler-Verein 1922 e.V. (German YC)] image by Ivan Sache, 14 June 2002

White pennant divided with a green cross charged with a green lozenge in the middle. Letters W,S, V, and number 22, in green placed in the first, second, third and fourth quarter, respectively.
Source: yacht club website
This yacht club might have initially been related to the Wandervogel(lit.: migratory bird), a youth movement founded in Berlin-Steglitz by Karl Fischer in 1896. The movement organized walks in the countryside and had more than 45,000 members in 1914.
Ivan Sache, 14 June 2002


Yachtclub Wangerland

[Yachtclub Wangerland (German YC)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider and Ivan Sache, 14 Dec 2020

The pennant is blue, parted by a wavy white irregular stripe, at hoist is a white mermaid, in upper hoist is a black wavy inscription "Yacht Club", in the fly within the white stripe is a black wavy inscription "Wangerland".
Source: I spotted a car sticker in Hamburg-Borgfelde on 29 Nov 2020.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Dec 2020


Verein Fahrten-Segler Wannsee e.V.

[Verein Fahrten-Segler Wannsee e.V. (German YC)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider and Ivan Sache, 11 Jan 2021

The club was established in 1931 as "Verein Freie Segler Wannsee" and was renamed in 1933, wenn the FSV was dissolved. The pennant is red, parted by a broad white chevron pointing to hoist and charged with a red initial "W".
Source: yacht club website
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 Jan 2021


Verein Seglerhaus am Wannsee e.V.

[Verein Seglerhaus am Wannsee e.V. (German YC)] image by Ivan Sache, 14 June 2002

Pennant divided by a white Scandinavian cross, hoist quarters black, fly quarters red. The horizontal arm of the cross does not reach the tip of the burgee, leaving a red triangle. Wannsee is located in the extreme south-western part of Berlin, on the Kleine and Großse Wannsee.
Source: yacht club website.
Ivan Sache, 14 June 2002


Yacht-Club Wannsee e.V.

[Yacht-Club Wannsee e.V. (German YC)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider and Ivan Sache, 12 Jan 2021

The club was established in 1910 and based in Berlin. The white pennant was parted by a black off-centred cross, on the point of intersection is a white diamond fimbriated black and charged with a black fowl anchor.
Source: DSB Almanac 1912-1919, p.9
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Jan 2021


Warnemünder Segel-Club 1925

[Warnemünder Segel-Club 1925 (German YC)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 July 2007

Warnemünder Segel-Club 1925 e.V., located in Rostock-Warnemünde.
It is a white pennant with a blue edge. In the middle of the pennant is a black fish with a white eye and red jaws, facing the hoist. The fish has a big black horn like a rhinoceros.
Source: spotted on 8 December 2006 in Rostock_Warnemünde; Am alten Strom.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 July 2007


Yachtclub Warnow

[Yachtclub Warnow (German YC)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider and Ivan Sache, 29 Dec 2020

The club or its predecessor exists since 1953, as a company-faciliated sports activity (German: Betriebssportgemeinschaft / BSG) of Deutsches Fischkombinat (German Fishing Cooperative). It was (re-)established as Yachtclub Warnow in 1990.
The current pennant is parted by a thin off centred cross. The canton is red with a white inscription in bend "YCW"
Source: this website
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Dec 2020

BSG Deutsches Fischkombinat

[Yachtclub Warnow 1953 (German YC)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider and Ivan Sache, 29 Dec 2020

The first pennant was blue, parted by a thin off centred cross. The canton was white and charged with a slightly modified logo of Deutsches Fischkombinat, displaying four black-golden bars in saltire not connected in centre, flanked by black letters "D", "F" and "K".
Source: information provided by email by club president Christian Schlamkow on 29 Dec 2020
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Dec 2020


Segelclub Wassenberg-Roermond e.V.

[Segelclub Wassenberg-Roermond e.V. (German YC)] image by Ivan Sache, 15 June 2002

Horizontally striped pennant, green-white-red-white-blue in proportions 3:1:1:1:3, two white rectangle triangles at the hoist and the letters SWR in white near the fly. Wassenberg is located on the river Rur, close to the Dutch border. When crossing the border, the river Rur changes its name for Roer, and is tributary off the river Maas in Roermond (lit.: the mouth of the Roer). The flag of Roermond is horizontally divided white-blue - I assume the flag of Wassenberg is green and white, the red stripe being added in the middle of the yacht club burgee as the common colour between the German and Dutch national flags.
Source: yacht club website.
Ivan Sache, 15 June 2002


Wassersport-Verein 1921 e.V.

[Wassersport-Verein 1921 e.V. (German YC)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider and Ivan Sache, 12 Jan 2021

The club was based in Berlin-Schmöckwitz. The pennant was blue with a blue white bordure. In a white disc cotised blue-white was a blue inscription "WSV" (1st line with bigger "S") over "1921" (2nd line, smaller).
Source: Willy Rothkamm and Willy Ternick: "30 Jahre Freier Segler-Verband 1901 - 1931", Berlin 1931, p.141 Eike Stiller: "Der Segelsport in der Arbeitersportbewegung - Zur Geschichte des "Freien Segler Verbandes" (FSV) 1901 - 1933", front cover
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Jan 2021


Eisenbahner Turn- und Sportverein (ETuS) Wedau e.V.

[Eisenbahner Turn- und Sportverein (ETuS) Wedau e.V. (German YC)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider and Ivan Sache, 12 Dec 2020

It is a horizontal 7-stripes pennant with alternating black and yellow stripe and a white disc in its centre.
Source: this list page.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Dec 2020


Segel-Verein Wedel-Schulau e.V.

[Segel-Verein Wedel-Schulau e.V. (German YC)] image by Ivan Sache, 8 June 2002

White pennant with two blue triangles placed vertically along the hoist and a red diamond in the white field. Wedel is located on the estuary of the river Elbe, close to Hamburg. Blue, white and red are the colours of Schleswig-Holstein.
Source: yacht club website.
Ivan Sache, 8 June 2002


Segel-Club Weinmeisterhorn e.V.

[Segel-Club Weinmeisterhorn e.V. (German YC)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider and Ivan Sache, 4 Jan 2021

The club was established in 1922 and based in Weinmeisterhorn near Berlin-Spandau. The pennant was red with a white 5-point star and a white bordure at top and bottom edge.

Sources: Willy Rothkamm and Willy Ternick: "30 Jahre Freier Segler-Verband 1901 - 1931", Berlin 1931, p.145 and Eike Stiller: "Der Segelsport in der Arbeitersportbewegung - Zur Geschichte des "Freien Segler Verbandes" (FSV) 1901 - 1933", front cover
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Jan 2021


1. Weissenburger Segelsportclub e.V.

[1. Weissenburger Segelsportclub e.V. (German YC)] image by Ivan Sache, 16 June 2002

White pennant with a vertical red bar near the hoist and two intersecting red isosceles triangles. Weissenburg is located south of Nürnberg, Bavaria.
Source: yacht club website.
Ivan Sache, 16 June 2002


Wassersport-Verein Hamburg e.V.

[Wassersport-Verein Hamburg e.V. (German YC)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider and Ivan Sache, 28 Dec 2020

The club was established in 1920 and based in central Hamburg. The white pennant was parted by a red cross shifted to hoist with a red canton, charged with a white Hamburg Castle.
Source: DSB Almanac 1920, p.18
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Dec 2020


Wassersportverein "Welle" 1928

[Wassersportverein "Welle" 1928 (German YC)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider and Ivan Sache, 20 Dec 2020

The pennant was white with black inscriptions "1928" in centre, surrounded by "W." at hoist and bottom, "S." at top and "V." at fly. The upper fly edge was green, the lower fly edge red.
Source: Exhibition: "Historie des Wassersports am Rummelsburger See", hoarding no.15
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Dec 2020


Segelverein "Weser"

[Segelverein "Weser" (German YC)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider and Ivan Sache, 11 Dec 2020

The club is based in Bremen. The pennant is white parted by a red saltire. Red and white are the colours of Bremen and of the Hanseatic League. Source: Flaggenbuch 1905, part IV, p.3, row 3 column 2
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 Dec 2020


Weser-Yacht-Club e.V.

[Weser-Yacht-Club e.V. (German YC)] image by Ivan Sache, 16 June 2002

Red pennant with a white star. Red and white are the colours of Bremen. The river Weser, made by the confluency of the rivers Werra and Fulda, waters Minden and Bremen and is tributary of the North Sea. Its length is 440 km. Source: yacht club website.
Ivan Sache, 16 June 2002


Segelclub Westerwald e.V.

[Segelclub Westerwald e.V. (German YC)] image by Ivan Sache, 15 June 2002

Horizontally divided red-green pennant, with two stylized white sailing boats and waves. Westerwald mountain range is part of the Rhenanian Schistous Massif (max. elevation 657 m ASL), located southwest of Bonn.
Source: yacht club website.
Ivan Sache, 15 June 2002


Westfälischer Motoryachtclub e.V.

[Westfälischer Motoryachtclub e.V.(German YC)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 July 2007

It is a white pennant, divided by an orange horizontal stripe in the middle of the flag. The stripe is superimposed by a white one at the hoist, containing yellow letters ?WMYC? in a column and by a yellow edged orange shield containing a black sea-horse.
The club is located in Dortmund (though ProfiNautic says, that it is in Bielefeld).
Source: link to club's website from www.ProfiNautic.de.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 July 2007


Segelclub Wiking im PSV e.V.

[Segelclub Wiking im PSV e.V. (German YC)] image by Ivan Sache, 15 June 2002

Pennant made of three red-white-green triangles fitted into each other. This yacht club is the sailing section of the sport club of the Berlin police.
Source: yacht club website [broken link].
Ivan Sache, 15 and 17 June 2002


Motor-Yacht-Club Dove-Elbe-Wilhelmsburg

[Motor-Yacht-Club Dove-Elbe-Wilhelmsburg (German YC)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 May 2019

White pennant divided by an off-centred yellow cross fimbriated blue with a disc of the same in its centre with blue inscription "MYC" (1st line) "DEW" (2nd line). Source: yacht club website
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 May 2019


Wilhelmsburger Motorbootverein von 1964 e.V.

[Wilhelmsburger Motorbootverein von 1964 e.V. (German YC)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider and Ivan Sache, 12 Dec 2020

The pennant is blue, parted by an off-centred red cross, in ist centre is a red disc with a blue inscription "WM" (1st line) "BV" ( 2nd line). The club is based in Hamburg-Harburg.
Source: yacht club website
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Dec 2020


Wilhelmshavener Segelclub e.V.

[Wilhelmshavener Segelclub e.V. (German YC)] image by Ivan Sache, 16 June 2002

White pennant with a blue Scandinavian cross fimbriated white and black.
Source: yacht club website.
Ivan Sache, 16 June 2002

Blue-white-black were the colours of Wilhelmshaven from 1892-1939.
Stefan Schwoon, 18 June 2002


Wind Surfing Verein Berlin e.V.

[Wind Surfing Verein Berlin e.V. (German YC)] image by Ivan Sache, 18 June 2002

Yellow pennant with four black chevrons on the fly and three black sailboards near the hoist - or rather three sails on a single board.
Source: yacht club website.
Ivan Sache, 18 June 2002


Wismarer Segler-Verein 1911 e.V.

[Wismarer Segler-Verein 1911 e.V. (German YC)] image by Ivan Sache, 18 June 2002

Red pennant with a white chevron. Wismar is an old city in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
Source: yacht club website.
Ivan Sache, 18 June 2002

White and red are the colours of Wismar - and of many other Hanseatic cities.
Santiago Dotor, 2 Nov 2005


Yacht Club Wismar 1961 e.V.

[Yacht Club Wismar 1961 e.V. (German YC)] image by Peter Hans van den Muijzenberg, 20 Apr 2012

The pennant is quarterly divided into blue (upper hoist), red (lower fly) and white.
Source: I spotted an image of this flag on the wall of the boat house of the club on 10 April 2012.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Apr 2012


Wittenbergener Elbsegler e.V.

[Wittenbergener Elbsegler e.V. (German YC)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider and Ivan Sache, 2 Jan 2021

The white pennant has a broad blue edge at its bottom, superimposed by a broad pale barry of seven of red and white. The blue edge is representing the Elbe River, the pale a lighthouse.
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Jan 2021


Wassersport-Club am Wittensee e.V.

[Wassersport-Club am Wittensee e.V. (German YC)] image by Ivan Sache, 14 June 2002

White pennant with a light blue border and three red stylized sails. The Wittensee is in Schleswig-Holstein.
Source: yacht club website
Ivan Sache, 14 June 2002


Wolfsburger Yacht Club Allertal e.V.

[Wolfsburger Yacht Club Allertal e.V. (German YC)] image by Ivan Sache, 18 June 2002

White pennant with a green border, wider along the hoist, a horizontal green-white-green-white-green stripe (2:1:4:1:2). In the middle, a black helm wheel encircling a black wolf. Wolfsburg is located north-east of Brunswick, close to the river Aller. It is mostly known as the city of Volkswagen.
Source: yacht club website.
Ivan Sache, 18 June 2002


Wolliner Segel- und Ruderverein

[Wolliner Segel- und Ruderverein (German YC)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider and Ivan Sache, 18 Dec 2020

The white pennant was parted by an off-centred celestial blue cross and flanked by initials of the same "W" in upper hoist, "S" in upper fly, "R" in lower hoist and "V" in lower fly.
Source: Source: DBS Almanac 1925, flag chart III row 4 column 2
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Dec 2020


Segel-Club Würmsee-Starnberg e.V.

[Segel-Club Würmsee-Starnberg e.V. (German YC)] image by Ivan Sache, 6 June 2002

Red pennant with a white chevron. The lake of Starnberg is located south-west of München and is watered by the river Würm in Bavaria.
Source: yacht club website.
Ivan Sache, 6 Jun 2002

Würmsee is an old name of the Starnberger See.
Stefan Schwoon, 7 Jun 2002


Württembergischer Yacht-Club

[Württembergischer Yacht-Club (German YC)] image by Jose C. Alegria, 12 Feb 2004

Santiago Dotor wrote: One of the clubs linked is the Württembergischer Yacht-Club, whose website includes this page with its history and a nice variant of the German pre-1918 flag used as club flag (possibly as club ensign?)
It sure looks like a special ensign !
The Württembergischer Yacht-Club e.V., located in Friedrichshafen, was established as Königlich Württembergischer Yacht-Club in 1911.
Jose C. Alegria, 12 Feb 2004


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