Reeds Maritime Flag Handbook

by Miranda Delmar-Morgan
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publication Date: September 30, 2013

ISBN: 9781472907400

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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The use of flags afloat and in most maritime situations is of interest and relevance to anyone going to sea whether for commerce or pleasure.

This handy pocket-sized guide is the perfect on-board reference to the maritime flags of the world and their usage. It includes:

national maritime flags
special ensigns
yacht club burgees
signal flags
and flag etiquette and usage.
Anyone who has ever put to sea wondering about the different types of flag, how they are made up and the dos and don'ts as well as traditions and myths of flying flags should find this a fascinating and useful handbook.