Royal Maas Yacht Club
|Royal Maas Yacht Club|
|Location||Veerdam 1, Rotterdam, Netherlands|
|Conny van Rietschoten|
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The yacht club, founded in 1851, belongs to the oldest yacht clubs in the Jugendstil creation, which just survived the bombardment of the centre of Rotterdam in May 1940, is an important example of modern architectural art in the Netherlands.
The club's patron is Queen Beatrix; her son the Prince of Orange and the mayor of Rotterdam are Maas members. The renowned Dutch sailor Conny van Rietschoten, who won the Whitbread race twice, was an honorary Maas member.
- Royal Maas Yacht Club official site