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post #13 of Old 08-25-2008
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Something that everyone tends to forget when speaking flag etiquette, even on boats is, If you fly the Star & Stripes, you raise the flag at Sunrise and you must douse the flag at sunset, if you can not douse the flag at sunset, then it should not be flown, unless you can illuminate it during the dark hours, to do otherwise is disrespectful

Our flag seldom flies during the week because most times, I don't get back till after dark, during the weekend it's unfurled as soon as I hit the cockpit with my coffee and is rolled and covered ( simular to a umbrella cover ) in the evening

1955 Blanchard 51 Custom ( I got a woody )

1974 Ranger 33

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