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Old 12-06-2008, 12:48 PM   #21
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One small mod which might be worth considering - to make the pointy end of the blue section go to the middle of the red ball?

This means the red section is no longer a ball but rather a stylised 'C'. Very retro. No oriental worries. Again - simple and unique.

What does everyone think?

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This means the red section is no longer a ball but rather a stylised 'C'.
Brilliant!!

I'll work on an image over the week-end (we have visitors - cruisers we met in SE Asia).
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Old 12-06-2008, 01:37 PM   #23
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Imagine the reverse.

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Old 12-08-2008, 06:35 AM   #24
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It is neat but ímho too close to the UK's Cruising Association burgee. People might think we are just an offshoot of them.

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Old 12-08-2008, 09:51 AM   #25
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Burgee No 11

The easiest of all to make.

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Burgee No 11

The easiest of all to make.

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Any good?
Does the elongation change it from a burgee to a pennant ?
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Is Nr 1 not normally a pennant?
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Old 12-09-2008, 09:49 AM   #28
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True, however the one depicted appears very long horizontally which makes it a real pennant as opposed to a race code flag.

However, is the search not for house burgee , which are normally triangular?
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I'm not sure of the etiquette of flag shapes for burgees - but can recall at one club we had triangular burgee for regular club members, swallow tailed flag (burgee or pennant??) for flag officers, and truly long pennants flown for special events..........

Personally I'm easy with any shape but suggest we stick with regular shape used for code flag one - with the added colour sewn or coloured on top. This makes it simple for everyone who wants one to amend a code flag and get em flown!

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we stick with regular shape used for code flag one
Please positively confirm -

1) Is the regular Nr. 1 a pennant?

2) Is it a pennant or triangle (Nr. 1) that most yachts will have aboard (as Nr. 1)?

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A number ONE flag costs about $7 (most have this aboard anyway)

A Burgee costs upwards of $40 (Plus the advance design/setup/layout costs). I don't mind paying the setup costs but will anyone buy the burgees at $40? Pay online and wait for delivery from the US?

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A Burgee costs upwards of $40 (Plus the advance design/setup/layout costs). I don't mind paying the setup costs but will anyone buy the burgees at $40?

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Nope. Did you ever follow a cruiser's thread where they are trying to find ways not to buy and/or pay for the various courtesy flags they should have? $15.00 is too much for some of them.

Don't like the lo-o-o-ong blue bar. To me, it looks like a lollipop.
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Old 12-09-2008, 03:28 PM   #32
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Why do I keep going back to the boat decals? At just $3 each? See HERE

(While you're about it you could order a Cruiser Log T-shirt as well)

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Another suggestion - on a "Substitute 2" flag. I could get a quote which should be reasonable ( with simple lettering on a stock flag).

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Old 12-09-2008, 09:36 PM   #33
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Now that one I like very much! Blue and white are our colours too. Far better than the No. 1 pennant

I am not sure that we need the YC on the fly but with or without it this version gets my unreserved vote.

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Now that one I like very much! Blue and white are our colours too. Far better than the No. 1 pennant

I am not sure that we need the YC on the fly but with or without it this version gets my unreserved vote.

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Yup. Blue and White, like that. Vote #3 for.
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I like it too. Make vote #4.
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I'll be five if someone is organising the printing. JOHN
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This would work better on the reverse of a double-sided burgee.

[Edit] Should maybe have V Y C (Virtual Yacht Club) instead of just Y C (Yacht Club).

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My burgees are hand made by applique method from 200 denier Solarmax flag nylon. This means I hand cut the lettering with a thermal cutter which completely seals the nylon and prevents freying, then sew the lettering to the burgee with embroidery stitching all around the edges of the letters.

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Are you taking orders yet? Count me in for 5 too.

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Final?

C ruiser L og

V irtual Y acht C lub

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Shall I get a quote?

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