Bristol Channel Yacht Club
Founded 1875

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In 1896 there was a large regatta held in Swansea Bay – the so called Royal Regatta since Britannia was joined by Meteor, Satanita, Caress and (the winner) Ailsa in the main yacht race for a gold cup. Isolde and Corsair competed for another cup.

The scenes of this regatta are depicted in watercolour, by the marine artist Charles Dixon who was a member of the BCYC.

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