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Holdfast Bay Yacht Club (Australia)

Adelaide, South Australia

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[Holdfast Bay Yacht Club flag] image by Hayden Williams, 19 November 2017

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Holdfast Bay Yacht Club.
Established Adelaide, South Australia, 12 October 1883.
1890. Warrant for Blue Ensign defaced with white patriarchal cross (long vertical arm with a short horizontal arm above a longer horizontal arm. (Now used as a club house flag by Adelaide Sailing Club)
White cross on burgee, quartered red/blue
1928. Removed from Navy List.
1 June 1998. Amalgamated with Glenelg Sailing Club to form Adelaide Sailing Club.

There is, in addition to the Adelaide Sailing Club, the Port Adelaide Sailing Club, established 1897.
Burgee: red over white over blue.
David Prothero, 2 February 2015

The book “Yachting and The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club” by Graeme Norman, Child & Associates 1988 has End papers reproduced from the Register of Yachts, by Lloyd’s Register of Shipping. An image is included for Holdfast Bay Y.C.
Hayden Williams, 19 November 2017