Sailing Quiz

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Your score was: 80 %

Question Results

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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 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:

Response:

stand-on vessel

in-danger vessel

high priority vessel

give-way vessel

high-end vessel

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Question:

The freeboard is:

Response:

the left side of the boat when facing the bow.

the right side of the boat when facing the bow.

the height of a boat's gnwale when measured inside of the cockpit.

the distance from the water to the lowest point of a boat where water could come aboard.

the provision of food for volunteer crews on ocean races.

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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:

If you are involved in a collision your first action should be to:

Response:

check the VHF radio to see if it is still working.

get the name and address of the operator of the other boat.

place fenders between the two boats to eliminate further damage.

account for and check the condition of your crew and the occupants of the other baot.

break out the PFD's.


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