Sailing Quiz

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Question:

To avoid running out of fuel, determine the usable capacity of your fuel tank and your boat's rate of fuel consumption, and then:

Response:

plan on enough fuel to get to the next fuel doc.

plan on 1/2 of the tank to reach your destination and 1/2 of the tank to get back to base.

plan to use 1/3 of the tank to reach your destination, 1/3 to get home, and have 1/3 left for emergencies.

bring extra fuel in any available containers.

run the engine slower than necessary.

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Question:

When sailing in a narrow channel, the vessel must be:

Response:

as close to the outer limit of the channel that lies to your starboard side as is safe and practicable.

as close to the center of the channel as is safe and practicable.

as close to the outer limit of the channel that lies to your port side as is safe and practicable.

with the wind and the current on your stern for best control.

moving slowly to avoid making a large wake.

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Question:

The foot of the sail is attached to the:

Response:

mast

halyard

battens

boom

hoist

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Question:

You would reef the main sail when:

Response:

it is a calm day.

it is a rainy day.

it is a very windy day.

there is no wind at all.

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Question:

Cleats used for towing should always be:

Response:

attached to the boat with long heavy screws.

screwed and cemented to the boat.

attached to deck with water proof glue.

bolted through deck using a backing block.

welded to any metal surface.


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