New York Yacht Club

Local nameNew York Yacht Club
LocationNew York City, USA

The New York Yacht Club is a private social club and yacht club based in New York City and Newport, Rhode Island. It was founded in 1844 by nine prominent sportsmen. The members have contributed to the sport of yachting and yacht design. As of 2001, the organization was reported to have about 3,000 members. Membership in the club is by invitation only. Its officers include a commodore, vice-commodore, rear-commodore, secretary and treasurer.

The America's Cup trophy was won by members in 1851 and held by the NYYC until 1983. The NYYC successfully defended the trophy twenty-four times in a row before being defeated by the Royal Perth Yacht Club, represented by the yacht Australia II. The NYYC's reign was the longest winning streak as measured by years in the history of all sports.The NYYC has entered 2021 America's Cup under the syndicate name American Magic.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_York_Yacht_Club

Official Website https://nyyc.org/

Address West 44th Street 37, 10036

Coordinates 40°45'20.08" N -73°58'53.615" E

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