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Keuka Yacht Club (U.S.)

New York

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[Keuka Yacht Club flag] image by Rob Raeside, 29 November 2018

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Keuka Yacht Club (U.S.)
New York

Estb: 1872. Location: Hammondsport, NY.
Burgee: Pennant circa 2:3 (web image). Red field charged with a white capital letter K on a blue equilateral triangle based on the hoist.
"Keuka Yacht Club (KYC) is centrally located on the west side of Keuka Lake between Hammondsport and Branchport, in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. . . . Founded in 1872, Keuka Yacht Clubs the oldest inland yacht club in the United States."
"In Penn Yan in 1869 fifteen interested sailors had joined themselves as the Keuka Yacht Club, paying $1.00 initiation fee and $.50 annual dues, then voting in 34 additional members." [Bonnie (Hawk) Barney.]
Source: accessed 26 November 2018.
Peter Edwards
, 29 November 2018

The Keuka YC, on the web, shows the blue field on the burgee as an almost right triangle,, which make it a predominantly red flag.

As usual, the By-laws don't go into such details:
"Article III - Club Burgee
Section I - The burgee of the Club shall be a pointed flag, red field with a blue triangle on which there is superimposed a white "K, at the head of the flag."

By-Laws Of Keuka Yacht Club as Amended through September, 2017, can be seen at
Peter Hans van den Muijzenberg, 30 January 2019