What does an orange flag mean on a boat?
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Also to know is, what do the flags on boats mean?
There are also flags used in nautical racing which signal to the competitors what they are supposed to do. International meanings for nautical flags: A: Alpha – diver down; keep clear. B: Bravo – carrying dangerous cargo. C: Charlie – yes.
Furthermore, what does a black flag on a boat mean? DEFINITION OF BLACK FLAG RULE (RRS 30.3) If a boat breaks this rule and is identified, she shall be disqualified without a hearing, even if the race is restarted or re-sailed, but not if it is postponed or abandoned before the starting signal.
In this way, what does a red flag on a boat mean?
Red flags are used for various signals in team sailing races (see Racing Rules of Sailing). A red flag warning is a signal of high wildfire danger and a red flag on the beach warns of dangerous water conditions (double red flags indicate beach closure).
What does a yellow flag mean on a boat?
The plain yellow flag ("Quebec" or Q in international maritime signal flags), perhaps derives its letter symbol for its initial use in quarantine, but this flag in modern times indicates the opposite—a ship that declares itself free of quarantinable disease, and requests boarding and inspection by Port State Control to