The New York Yacht Club holds its annual regatta around Manhattan

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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