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Central Park Yacht Club

It was here that Stewart Little piloted his brother George's boat the "Wasp" to victory in the Central Park Boat Race. Racing regatta's are held between members of the Model Yacht Club at the site of the Conservatory Water.

Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, builders of Central Park, planned a huge conservatory on the east side of the park. However during the original construction, city budget cuts forced rethinking the original plans. Instead, they created a shallow pond inspired by the model boat ponds of Paris, France.

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