a distinguishing flag flown by a yacht during the period of its participation in a race.
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How to use racing flag in a sentence
However small the boat, the racing flag should never be less than 10 inches wide by 8½ inches high.
If your boat wins, lower the racing flag, and hoist the club burgee with your winning flag one fathom below it.
If she do not win, sail home with the racing flag still flying, this being the label of your boat's raison d'tre.