Race Committee Flags

Flag/Shape Name Sounds Meaning
X 1 when raised Individual Recall
First Substitute 2 when raised
1 when lowered
General Recall
AP 2 when raised
1 when lowered
Postponement
I None when raised
1 when lowered
Round the Ends
Starting Rule
C Repetitive Change of Course
L 1 when raised Come Within Hail
or Follow Me
M Repetitive Mark Missing
N 3 when raised
1 when lowered
Abandonment
and Resail
S 2 when raised Shorten Course
Y 1 when raised Wear Life Jacket

N over H 3 when raised Abandonment
Return to Shore
Z 1 when lowered 20% Scoring Penalty
Black Black 1 when lowered Hard Start:
Disqualification
Class Flag Raised Warning 1 5 minutes to start

Black

Preparatory (or I or Z or Black Flag) Raised 1 4 minutes to start
Preparatory (or I or Z or Black Flag) Lowered 1 1 minute to start
Class Flag Lowered Start 1 Start