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

  First Part - Functioning of the sailing vessel  
  What sailing course do you need to take to reef ?  
  A beam reach course
  A running course
  A training run course
  A closed hauled course

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

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

  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 hydro-dynamic force
  The righting moment

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

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

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