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>> Home > Forum > Boat Specific Chit Chat! > Ensign mast niceies...
Ensign mast niceies...
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Westquay
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30th Jun 2018 12:27  
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Hi all, Just made the mast for my Crash Tender in brass. But I'm wondering,...where did the ropes go that the ensigns or signal flags are on? There's a single block on the trees of the mast, but how is the rope arranged? Is it a loop? After all a crewman standing by the mast could attach a flag without the ropes even moving. Where is such an arrangement belayed? Where does the other end go? And then there's the one at the top. I can see a cleat on one side of the hatchway, but once again where does the other end go to?
Same question for the flag staff aft.

Cheers,
Martin
Should read Niceties, can't edit.