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Today's Online Meeting

Sunday, March 7 at 2pm

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MP/NOD Monthly Meeting - Online

Sunday, March 7th at 2pm

A Short History of the Coconut Grove Sailing Club

by Renny Young

A Short History of the Coconut Grove Sailing Club
In December of 1945 a meeting was held at Dr. Paul Robertson's home on Saint Gaudens Drive in Coconut Grove. About 30 people (men, women and boys) gathered to form a youth membership club to promote sailing, racing and water safety.

The club was titled the "Coconut Grove Sailing Club."

The first Rear Commodore was a teenager who became a dentist and is still a lifetime member -- Dr. Don Smith. Women and teenagers were permitted to be full members, which was unusual at that time.
The first race was held December 23, 1945.
Renee Young
The members met at various homes and then were allowed to have their meetings at the Coconut Grove Elementary school on Grand Ave.

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Renny Young – Coconut Grove Sailing Club

Date: Mar 7, 2021
Time: 02:00 PM Eastern Time

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The Miami Pioneers is Dade County’s legacy historical organization, originally founded in 1936 by prominent settlers and business leaders who arrived in Miami in the pioneer era before the year 1900. The Natives of Dade was incorporated in 1986 by a group of local history enthusiasts born in Dade County. The groups merged on July 8, 2002.
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