Sailing Quiz

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Question:

The maximum width of the hull is known as the:

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tiller.

clue.

beam.

gunnel.

stern.

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Question:

Your boat capsizes or swamps, the first rule to remember is to:

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swim some distance from the boat to avoid gas and oil slicks.

fasten a line to the boat and ask everyone to help pull it ashore.

always stay with the boat.

send someone over the side to swim for help.

send up a flare.

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Question:

You are trolling a fishing lure behind your slow moving boat. According to the rules you have:

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no special rights or privileges.

priority of movement over other vessels.

special privileges.

special privileges because you are restricted in maneuverability.

privileges, but no special rights.

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Question:

A major safety concern when sailing on a run is:

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accidental jibe

coming about

tipping over

entering about

reaching out

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Question:

If you want the bow of the sailboat to swing to port,

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go to the port side of the boat.

put the tiller to port.

let go of the tiller and the bow will swing to port.

put the tiller to starboard.