"A Neat Yachting Suit" circa 1900 San Francisco

In 1900, this is what a "Lady Tar" (woman sailor or yachter) wore. This is very different from today where my child has signed up for sailing lessons. Or is it? We went to Dick's Sporting Goods and all they had for girls swimwear was binkings and super tight one-piece suits. All the board shorts were for boys. All the swimshirts were for boys. They did not even have swim skirts! We've come a long way but there is still further we can go. #girlswim #yachting #sailing #sailboat 

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