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Sailaway - Questionnaire - First Part - Manoeuvres

  First Part - Manoeuvres  
 
  Is this sailing vessel ready to tack ?  
 
 
  No.
  Yes.
 

  How do you coil a sheet around a winch ?  
 
 
  anticlockwise
  clockwise
 

  The topping lift has to be slackened during navigation.  
 
  True.
  False.
 

  To lower the traveller of the mainsail will make the vessel  
 
 
  luff up
  bear away
 

  What kind of warp would you use to leave a windward quai ?  
 
  a bow line
  a spring
  an aft breast rope
 

  To prevent a line is pulled out of its rigged path (through pulleys or blocks) you should end it with a certain knot. Which one ?  
 
  With an overhand knot.
  With a figure of eight knot.
  With a bowline
  With a clove hitch.
 

  What do you check immediately after having started the engine ?  
 
  Whether water is coming out of the exhaust.
  Whether the tension of the driving belt is adjusted properly.
  Whether the oil level is correct.
 

  What is the main disadvantage of a bowline ?  
 
  It slides.
  A bowline cannot be untied under load.
  That it is difficult to untie after having been under load for some time.
 

  When tacking the sail you mainly work with is the  
 
  spinnaker
  headsail
  mainsail
 

  When gybing you pull in the mainsheet completely ...  
 
  Yes.
  No.