In the days before radio a ships entering a port was required to anchor outside the harbour approaches and fly a special flag indicating that they were in need of a pilot to navigate the ship safely into the port. In this scene the pilot boat is coming ut to the ship which has its sails arranged to hold it in a stationary position.Both the ship and pilot are flying their correct signal flags,
This painting has been created in professional grade acrylics on archival quality canvas paper. It is 16X20 inches or 40X50 centimeters.
acrylics, canvas paper