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Cowes - The Finish.jpg - FOR SALE- Yachts under spinnaker making their way past the finishing line off the Royal Yacht Squadron at Cowes. For many years the red and white stripes have been  prominent feature. Founded in 1815, the Royal Yacht Squadron is the most prestigious yacht club in the United Kingdom and arguably the world. Its clubhouse is located in Cowes Castle at the entrance to Cowes harbour.  The club’s patron is Queen Elizabeth II and the club’s Admiral is Prince Philip. The Club started organising racing as a principal feature of the annual regatta, which is now known as Cowes Week. Its association with the Royal Navy began early and Nelson’s Captain at Trafalgar, Admiral Sir Thomas Hardy, headed the list of Naval members. In 1829 the Admiralty issued a warrant to wear what is now the navy’s White Ensign.

FOR SALE- Yachts under spinnaker making their way past the finishing line off the Royal Yacht Squadron at Cowes. For many years the red and white stripes have been prominent feature. Founded in 1815, the Royal Yacht Squadron is the most prestigious yacht club in the United Kingdom and arguably the world. Its clubhouse is located in Cowes Castle at the entrance to Cowes harbour. The club’s patron is Queen Elizabeth II and the club’s Admiral is Prince Philip. The Club started organising racing as a principal feature of the annual regatta, which is now known as Cowes Week. Its association with the Royal Navy began early and Nelson’s Captain at Trafalgar, Admiral Sir Thomas Hardy, headed the list of Naval members. In 1829 the Admiralty issued a warrant to wear what is now the navy’s White Ensign. Download
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