A visiting vessel customarily flies a “courtesy flag” of the countries that she visits. Since Great American III is visiting only one country during the Vendee Globe, Skipper Rich carries only the French flag aboard for this voyage.

The French flag

In previous voyages on the trimaran Great American II, Rich also carried the following flags:

Australia flagAustralia
Azores flagAzores
Bermuda flagBermuda
British red ensignBritish Ensign
Chinese flagChina
Hong Kong
Indonesia flagIndonesia
Portuguese flagPortugal