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Bay-Waveland Yacht Club (U.S.)


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[Bay-Waveland Yacht Club flag] image by Peter Edwards, 9 April 2018

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Bay-Waveland Yacht Club. Est: 1896. Location: Bay Saint Louis, MS.
Burgee: Broad Pennant 5:7, crutch 2.0 units (image). Red field with white fimbriation (0.5 unit wide) at top and bottom fly. Field superimposed by white letters BWYC interspersed with three white dots in line with crutch.
Source: Lloyd's Register of American Yachts 1906.
Peter Edwards, 9 April 2018

The club was reorganized in 1921 as the Bay-Waveland Yacht and Athletic Club, and again in 1949 reverting to its original name.
Source: club history
Peter Edwards, 9 April 2018

Circa 1949 Burgee

[Bay-Waveland Yacht Club flag] image by Peter Edwards, 9 April 2018

Burgee post 1949? Pennant 3:5 (image). Blue field (1.0 unit wide next to hoist) superimposed by white letters BW and a red field (1.5 units wide next to fly) superimposed by white letters YC. All sides fimbriated white within a blue outer fimbriation (both 0.1 unit wide).
Source: Southern Yacht Club Burgee Collection
Peter Edwards, 9 April 2018