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Understanding Signal Flags

REGATTA COUNTDOWN:
APBA
(American Power Boat Association)
GREEN - Time between five-minute and one-minute signal;
while the race is underway except the last lap
WHITE - Time between one-minute signal and start; leader has started the last lap
RED - Stop! Stop! Be alert and watch for other signals. The discharge of red or orange smoke/aerial flares in conjunction with RED FLAGS is advised
BLUE/WHITE - Caution: Problems on race course, continue with caution
Black - Course is closed, returned to pits; do not leave pits
Checkered - Finish
   
  CBF
(Canadian Boating Federation)
GREEN - Time between five-minute and one-minute signal;
while the race is underway
WHITE - Time between one-minute signal and start; leader has started the last lap
RED - Stop Immediately! The race has been stopped
YELLOW - Problem on the course "Attention!"
BLACK - Return to pits; do not leave pits
BLACK AND YELLOW CROSS - Non-official results. There has been a penalty
CHECKERED - Finish
   
                    
             
           
       

 

 
 
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