Yachting flags are both colorful and also tell a message much like signal flags. They are both serious and humorous. The picture below shows just a few of them.
Here’s a list of some of the more humorous ones. I couldn’t find a picture of any of them but I bet they are hilarious. If anybody has a picture of any of these feel free to leave a comment as I would love to see them.
Coffeepot: coffee is being served.
Foaming stein: beer is being served.
Martini glass: cocktails are being served.
Ball and chain: wife aboard.
Battle-axe descending: mother-in-law aboard.
Witch on broomstick: wife has gone ashore.
Witches on broomsticks: the ladies have gone ashore.
Snuggle-bunnies: we are in bed; please do not disturb.