Sailing Quiz

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Question Results

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Question:

The term used to indicate that the sails are 'trimmed in tight' is when the boat is:

Response:

in irons

in a close call

close hauled

close reach

broad reach

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Question:

Usually, bad weather comes from:

Response:

low pressure systems.

high pressure systems.

neither

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Question:

When stepping into a small boat, always step into the center, never on the

Response:

fender.

boom.

gunwale.

beam.

seats.

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Question:

Once the sail has been raised, the line which is used to control it is called:

Response:

painter

halyard

sheet

shroud

leach

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Question:

When someone falls overboard, the first action should be:

Response:

stop the boat, and set off a visual distress flare.

shout "man overboard" loudly so the helmsman can hear you.

stop forward motion of th eboat and back up quickly to retrieve the person from the water.

approach from the direction of the wind and current, come close by, and toss them a line.

call air sea rescue on the radio.


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