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Among the boats moored here off a wooded shore are two flying flags or pennants, one with a banded horizontal design and the other apparently numbered ‘2’. They may be markers on a racing course. Turner’s note to the right is perhaps shorthand for a ‘mackerel sky’ of high clouds like the one he noted in full on folio 39 verso (D18065). For more on studies in this sketchbook relating to the regatta events at Cowes from late July 1827 onwards, see the sketchbook Introduction.