'A great little guide... "Reeds Maritime Flag Handbook" makes for fascinating reading and would serve as a handy reference on the bridge of any vessel.' Nautilus UK Telegraph (May 2007) 'There is a difference, for instance, between the use of flags on land, and on sea. Curious? Well, read the book! ... It is a comprehensive little reference book; very useful to have aboard.' Sailing Magazine (March 2007) 'A cheerful and colourful little book based on Reed's Maritime Flags, and intended to provide crews of yachts, motorboats and other small craft, with a ready reference.' Nautical Magazine (July 2007) "A concise useful reference tool to have to hand when cruising." Gaffers Log (June 2007)
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 typesof flag, how they are made up and the dos and don'ts as well astraditions and myths of flying flags should find this a fascinating and useful handbook.