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Watch Hill Yacht Club (U.S.)

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[Watch Hill Yacht Club flag] image by Rob Raeside, 25 June 2018

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Watch Hill Yacht Club

Estb. 1913. Location: Watch Hill, RI.
Burgee: Pennant 2:3 (image). Blue field forming a capital letter W rotated left with its top abutting the hoist and with its outer (1.0 unit thick) arms (7.0 units) on upper and lower fly edges. White triangular spaces between the letter’s arms. Red diamond space at letter’s base.
Source: The North American Yacht Register. New York: 1979.

"For the purpose of conducting races and having a meeting place for kindred souls, a Watch Hill Yacht Club became desirable. On July 19, 1913, a Constitution and By-Laws were adopted and the Club organized . . . "
Source: (History).

Peter Edwards, 20 June 2018

Centennial Burgee 2013

[Watch Hill Yacht Club Centennial flag] image by Rob Raeside, 25 June 2018

Photograph of framed Burgee awarded to "Brian Nelson, Winner of the 7/20/13 Centennial Race."
Same design as burgee but with the numeral 100 superimposed on the red diamond area.
Source: (Photo Gallery).
Peter Edwards, 20 June 2018