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Yachting fashions

Yachting fashions

These ‘very smart and tasteful yachting costumes’, with nautical details such as anchors and ropes, appeared in the Weekly Graphic and Ladies Journal in January 1891. Auckland’s summer yachting regattas were an important event on the social calendar.

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Reference: The Weekly Graphic and Ladies Journal, 24 January 1891, p. 17

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Harold Kidd, 'Sailing and windsurfing - 1880s: increasing sophistication', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 December 2023)

Story by Harold Kidd, published 12 Jun 2006, updated 1 Jun 2016