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Uniforms and Flags
The crest of the Club shall be a badge formed to
an oval around which shall be the words ‘ROYAL
MOTOR YACHT CLUB OF NSW’ in the centre of
which there shall be a fouled anchor, a propeller
and the Club Pennant superimposed upon the
inner oval. Surmounting the oval shall be the Royal
Crown of the day.This crest shall be the Club’s
Crest, seal and blazer pocket.
The uniform shall be a dark blue, double-breasted
coat (Reefer Jacket) which shall have four Club
embossed (dark) buttons on each side, white shir t
and black tie, long white or cream trousers, white
shoes and socks, white cap cover.
The dark uniform shall be a dark blue, double
breasted coat (Reefer Jacket) which shall have
four Club embossed (dark) buttons on each side,
white shir t and black tie, mid-grey trousers, black
shoes and socks, black cap.
White day uniform shall be white shir t (open
neck and shor t sleeves) with shoulder epaulettes
as elsewhere described, white shor ts, long white
socks and shoes, white cap, optional long white or
The Evening Dress Uniforms shall be either white,
cream or black Mess jacket with black bow tie and
black trousers, black shoes and socks. The white
or cream mess jacket shall have two gilt RMYC
buttons on either side and fastened centre with
two jigger buttons, and epaulettes shall be worn
on the shoulder, as provided elsewhere.
The black mess jacket shall have no epaulettes,
but gold braid shall be worn on the sleeves as
elsewhere provided and three gilt RMYC buttons
fastened centre with two jigger buttons. White
cap cover to be worn. White or black vest or
The Lounge Uniform shall be a dark navy,
singlebreasted blazer, with pocket badge described
elsewhere, mid-grey trousers, black shoes and
The Club Cap shall consist of a naval cap with
Club Cap Badge
The Badge of the RMYC shall be a fouled anchor,
with the letters RMYC across it, surrounded by
a laurel wreath and surmounted by the Royal
Crown of the day.The badge to be worked in
Club Pocket Badge
The Badge of the RMYC shall not exceed 65mm
x 40mm. The inner oval formed by two gold ropes
(one large and one small) shall be embroidered
“ROYAL MOTOR YACHT CLUB OF NSW”
in blue on a white background.The inner oval
shall be a gold background on which shall be a
fouled anchor the full size of the inner oval and
superimposed on the anchor shall be the Club’s
pennant below which shall be a propeller. The
Pennant shall be as described elsewhere, the
anchor and propeller shall be in gold bullion. The
Royal Crown of the day shall be superimposed
upon the oval at the top centre in bullion.
The official tie of the Club shall be a royal blue tie
on which shall be the Crown of the day above the
letters RMYC flanked by two diagonal stripes, red
The Flag Officers’ uniform shall differ only from
the above in the following manner :
The Commodore of the parent Club shall have
four 10mm black bands on each sleeve. The top
band with a small loop.The Vice-Commodore
shall have two 10mm black bands. The top band
with a small loop.
Rear Commodore shall have one 10mm black
band. Such band shall have a small loop.
The Honorar y Treasurer and Honorar y Race
Secretar y shall have on 7mm black bands, with
one rope band above it, with a small loop in rope
The Honorar y Social Secretar y shall wear one
7mm black band with one black rope band above
it. No loop. Directors shall each wear one 7mm
On dark uniforms, the black bands are to be worn
on each sleeve, the bottom band to be worn
65mm from the sleeve end and to be placed
10mm apar t.
The buttons to be worn on dark uniforms shall be
black RMYC embossed buttons.
Past Commodores of the parent club shall wear
four 10mm black bands. No loop.
The epaulettes to be worn shall be:
The epaulette itself shall be 130mm x 50mm, to
be cut to a point at the collar and fastened with a
small gilt RMYC embossed button. The bands to
be worn are 7mm gold, spaced 10mm apar t, the
first band to be 13mm from the shoulder end of
The gold bands and rope and loops are to be the
same size for each Officer as worn on the sleeve
of the dark uniform, the first band to be 13mm
from the shoulder end of the epaulette.
Uniforms for Branch Officers and Members
The uniform shall be the same as that worn by
the Parent Club Officers in each case, excepting
that of the Branch Commodore, who shall have
three black bands with a loop on the top band,
and in addition the designation of such Branch
shall be distinguished by a 13mm black letter
worn on each sleeve within the loop. In the case
of white uniforms, the letter is to be worn on
each epaulette, 13mm in size below all other
designations which must match in each case.
The letter for the Toronto Branch is ‘T’, Broken
Bay ‘B’, Por t Hacking ‘H’. All Club Officials should
wear their uniforms at all Club functions.
Branch Members shall be distinguished by a
13mm black Branch designation letter 90mm up
from the sleeve end. Branch Members shall at all
times wear their designation.
Past Commodores shall wear three black bands
on sleeve of dark uniform and the same number
on epaulettes, but with no loop.
RMYC YEARBOOK 139
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