Sailing Quiz

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The thin removable slat, used to keep the sail from fluttering is called a:

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roach

batten

tabling

gaff

luff

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You are required to proceed at a safe speed and maintain a lookout at all times when underway. A proper lookout is a major factor for

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preventing collisions.

determining the accuracy of the compass.

measuring water temperature and determining the calmest waters.

finding lines of demarcation.

not getting lost.

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The maximum width of the hull is known as the:

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tiller.

clue.

beam.

gunnel.

stern.

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The stability of a sail boat is defined as its resistance to:

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roll in a heavy sea

capsize

yawing

an accidental jibe

ability to heal

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The vessel, according to Navigation Rules that must stay out of another vessel's way and take early and substantial action to do so by altering course and/or speed is called the:

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stand-on vessel

in-danger vessel

high priority vessel

give-way vessel

high-end vessel