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Annin United States Flag Ensign

  • Dimensions: 60" Wide x 96" Long
  • Embroidered Stars with Double Stitched Sewn Stripes
  • Material: Seaworthy Heavyweight Nylon, Strong Brass Grommets
  • Item #: 
    650349
    Brand: 
    Annin
    Model #: 
    002270
    Shipping Weight: 
    1.75 Lbs.
    Our Price:
    $76.99
    76.99
    Status:      In Stock

    Quantity:  
    Made in the USA
     

     

    Features:

    • Material: Seaworthy Heavyweight Nylon fabric
    • Double Stitched Sewn stripes
    • Large Embroidered star field
    • Sturdy White Canvas heading
    • Extra Strong grommets mounted in canvas
    • 100% Solar-Max® Nylon all weather
    • Fast Drying
    • Fade Resistant
    • All weather
    • Flies in the lightest breeze
    • Machine Washable
    • 1-Year ColorFast Guarantee
      • Backed by a Warranty against material defects and workmanship

    Flying the United States National Flag Ensign

    • The U.S. Flag ensign is proper for all U.S. yachts, without reservation
    • This is "Old Glory", with (50) stars and (13) stripes
    • All boats, when at anchor, fly it from the stern staff, if so equipped, only while occupied
    • It is flown from the stern staff of powerboats underway on inland waters
      • If the powerboat has a mast and gaff, the proper display is at the gaff
      • On a Sportsfisherman, where a stern staff would be in the way of the action, the practice is to fly the ensign from a halyard rigged just behind the tuna tower
    • The ensign should be flown from the stern staff of all sailboats when under power alone, or at anchor or made fast
      • On Marconi-rigged sailboats under sail alone, the practice for many years had been to fly the ensign from the leech of the aftermost sail, approximately 2/3 the length of the leech above the clew
      • This puts it in about the same position it would occupy if the boat were gaff-rigged, and on gaff-rigged sailboats it is proper to fly the ensign from the peak of the aftermost gaff
      • The advent of the modern high-aspect-ratio rig, with the boom end well inboard of the stern, has made it is possible to fly the ensign from the stern staff of a sailboat underway, and this is now an accepted practice
      • The ensign should be flown from the stern staff of all sailboats
      • If an overhanging boom requires that the staff be off center, it should preferably be on the starboard side
    • Note: The United States Flag should never be displayed while the boat is racing

    Note Regarding Flag Sizing: Rule of thumb for choosing the correct size flag for your boat is to use 1" of flag length compared to 1 foot of boat length. Example would be a 35 foot boat would fly a 36" long flag

     
     
     

    Shockles By Davis Line Grabber
    Item #: 001853
  • Function: Add a Secure Attachment to Braided or Twisted Line Up to 1"
  • Material: 1/4" Ultra High Modulus Fiber Splices, Sewn with Loop at Each End
  • Breaking Strength: 2000 Lbs, Sold (2) per Package, SWL: 2000 Lbs
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    $14.99
    Model #:
    2460
     
     
     

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