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Sailaway - Questionnaire - First Part - Functioning of the sailing vessel

  First Part - Functioning of the sailing vessel  
 
  To go from a beam reach course to a closed hauled course, you  
 
 
  Pull in
  Tack
  Bear away
  Luff up
 

  The sailing boat is weatherhelm, what do you do ?  
 
 
  Flatten the mainsail
  Luff up
  Increase camber
  Bear away
  Ease headsail
 

  What happens when pulling in the mainsheet ?  
 
  The sailing boat will continue its course
  The sailing boat will bear away
  The sailing boat will luff up
 

  What do you do with the sheets when bearing away ?  
 
  Ease the sheets
  Leave the sheets alone
  Pull in the sheets
 

  The moment when the sailing vessel rights itself thanks to the weight of the keel, is called  
 
  Hull drag
  The centre of the driving force
  The righting moment
  The hydro-dynamic force
 

  How do you trim the sails or what is the best orientation for the sail ?  
 
  The sail should be perpendicular to the true wind
 
  The sail should be tangent to the wind
 
 

  At beam reach, the depression creates a force which is bigger than the pushing/driving force.  
 
 
  True
  False
 

  At what sailing course will the boat benefit from the maximum of combined forces ?  
 
  At training run course
  At close hauled course
  At running course
  At beam reach course
 

  Reefing the mainsail  
 
  will increase the tendency to bear away
  will diminish the tendency to luff up
 

  At which sailing course will the apparent wind be at its strongest ?  
 
  At a training run course
  At a running course
  At a close hauled course
  At a beam reach course