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When I saw the title, it raised some flags. I thought the title of this thread was a bit queer
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Ok, where do I stick the stick and how do I make these flags work ?

http://www.united-states-flag.com/instfl12x18i.html
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Ok, where do I stick the stick and how do I make these flags work ?
Forget about using "stick flags" freesail, and attach an angled surface mount socket to your transom rail:


Buy a quality, embroidered Ensign to match your boat's length:


. . . and secure it to a teak staff:



Using split rings and eyescrews:

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I posted the link more for the courtesy flag part, as the prices were cheap. I have a 36 inch mahogany flag staff.
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Well then get a national courtesy flag without the "stick" and attach it to one of your spreader's flag halyards with a pair of these:

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A nice flag on a boat sure does look nice.

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