Your guide to nautical flags displayed on a vintage-style scroll that arrives ready to hang. Message below the flags:
"Think of signal flags as the 19th Century ship-to-shore tweet! In the days before 2-way radio, it was an easy way to get messages between boats at anchor to people on shore. Mariners could spell out messages using the letter system, and each flag also has its own individual meaning as noted above. As electronics began to replace flags, sailors use the flags to "dress" their boats for formal occasions and holidays. Today, signal flags are still used for yacht racing and boating events."
Made in the USA from tear-proof, waterproof polypro paper. Measures 20" x 30".