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Palm Beach Yacht Club (U.S.)

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[Palm Beach Yacht Club] image by Rob Raeside, 15 June 2019



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Estb: 1899. Location: 800 N. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach.
Burgee: Pennant circa 2:3 (print image). White field fimbriated red on three sides charged with a palm tree proper growing from a green triangle in lower hoist.
Source: Lloyd’s Register of American Yachts. New York, 1966.

"Founder Edmund Munger Brelsford (E.M.) had come from Ohio in 1880, became the first postmaster of Palm Beach and the first Commodore of the Palm Beach Yacht Club.”
“Having originally been founded in Palm Beach in 1890, the Palm Beach Yacht Club was re-chartered in 1911 . . . Initially organized for boat racing and 'promoting camaraderie among yachtsmen on the Intracoastal Waterway’ "
Source: accessed 12 June 2019,
https://www.pbyc.com/Default.aspx?p=dynamicmodule&pageid=68&ssid=100078&vnf=1
Peter Edwards, 15 June 2019