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The New York Yacht Club holds its annual regatta around Manhattan

New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta, June 11, 1863, artist's impression
06/11/1863
The yearly Regatta of the New York Yacht Club was held as usual in the waters around the city.  Fifteen large yachts took part in a handicap race from Hoboken to Owl's Head, Long Island, via Governor's Island, and back.  Prizes of $150 were awarded to the first three boats.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
"New York Yacht Club: Regatta for 1863," New York Times, June 7, 1863, p. 8.
"The Regatta Today: List of Entries The Prizes-How to tell Which Yacht Wins," New York Times, June 11, 1863, p. 2.  

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