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Prince Alfred Yacht Club Regatta

Prince Alfred Yacht Club Regatta

This photograph belongs to a professionally produced album that contains 9 photographs of the 1895 Prince Alfred Yacht Club Regatta. The Prince Alfred Yacht Club is believed to have been first established on 15 October 1867 and received its Royal designation in 1911. The club is still in operation and is located at Green Point, Newport on Sydney’s northern beaches. On the 14 December 1895 the club held a regatta on Sydney Harbour for a variety of sailing and rowing vessels. The Commodore Samuel Hordern was in command of the steam yacht BRONZEWING on the day and was accompanied by the flagship ALATHEA.

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Posted by Australian National Maritime Museum on The Commons on 2013-06-13 00:01:51

Tagged: , sailing , SYDNEY , SYDNEY HARBOUR , Samuel Hordern , Regatta , row boat , rowing and sailing races , Prince Alfred Yacht Club , Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club , BRONZEWING , ALATHEA

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