Sailing Quiz

You got 1 of 5 possible points.
Your score was: 20 %

Question Results

Score 0 of 1

Question:

Upon entering a harbor, the green buoys should be kept on which side of the boat?

Response:

Starboard

Port

Bow

Stern

Score 1 of 1

Question:

Sailing by the lee is dangerous because:

Response:

there is a tremendous pressure on the lee side of the sail.

there is the danger of having an accidental jibe.

there is a tremendous pressure on the rudder making steering difficult.

there is the danger of striking the leeward shore.

the boat could capsize.

Score 0 of 1

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.

Score 0 of 1

Question:

Lighted navigation markers showing the port side of the channel on returning from the sea will have:

Response:

a large white light.

even number of red lights.

two yellow lights.

green lights.

one green light and one yellow light.

Score 0 of 1

Question:

If you raise the centerboard while on a close reach, which of the following is most likely to happen:

Response:

The steering becomes easier

The stability will increase

Leeway will increase

The speed will increase

None of the above