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Lewes Yacht Club
Lewes, Delaware
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LYC Burgee & Reciprocity  
BURGEE (bur' jee): triangular or swallowtail-shaped identification flag, esp. as flown by yachts (definition from Random House Collegiate Dictionary).

According to the LYC By-laws, section III:

The Club Burgee shall bear a silhouette of the former Cape Henlopen Lighthouse in white, with a red beam showing between the lens and the hoist, a white beam showing from the lens to the tip; all against a background of blue. The letter “L” is to be shown approximately half way between the lighthouse and the tip of the burgee in blue on the 
white beam. The lighthouse on a 10 x 15 inch burgee shall be about 2 ½ inches from the hoist. Larger sized burgees shall follow the sameproportionate dimensions. The 
burgee shape shall be three sided.
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LYC U.S.A. Burgee List

LYC International Burgee List

Members who travel, please check the LYC list of acquired burgees, to reduce duplicating those we already display.  Remember to look for new burgees to add to our collection. It can be an enjoyable experience.  There is an unwritten understanding that we (LYC) will exchange "one-of-ours-for-one-of-yours."  

Burgees for "trading" can be obtained from the Burgeemeisters. Many of our  acquisitions have been purchased from other Yacht Clubs and donated to our club by LYC members.  When you receive a new burgee, please contact the Burgeemeisters for display and recognition.

The Lewes Yacht Club is a member of the 
Yachting Club of America which allows reciprocity between member yacht clubs.

Lyc Burgeemeisters - Joan and Bill Reader
Club Reciprocity
As a member of the Lewes Yacht Club, you will have access to clubs listed in register of Yachting Club of America.

We suggest phoning ahead to verify reciprocal privileges, and extend a warm welcome aboard reciprocal privileges for YCA club members.
Be sure to askabout what type LYC verification is needed.Some Yacht clubs require a letter of recommendation orverification.Please contact the LYC office in advance to receive the required documentation.

Yachting Club of America

To see the list of participating/reciprocal clubs, please click on the Yachting Club of America link above, then click on "Members Only" at the top of the page.

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2701 Cedar Street
P.O. Box 2
Lewes, DE 19958-0002
Roosevelt Inlet Coordinates:  38 47.94 N, 75 09.29 W