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Even before dawn the marina is loud with gulls and banging halyards and happy obscenity.
That means adding halyards as the flagpole ropes are called, hardware at the top and bottom and, finally, a golden ball at the very top.
Advertising signs should not be fastened to a staff or halyard from which the flag is flown.
Instead, the halyard should be a complete loop with the flag supported from it. •
The others haul on what’s called the peak halyard, raising the end further from the mast.
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