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Sailaway - Questionnaire - First Part - Manoeuvres

  First Part - Manoeuvres  
 
  How do you coil a sheet around a winch ?  
 
 
  anticlockwise
  clockwise
 

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

  To give a slant to the mainsheet you have to  
 
  ease the mainsheet
  pull in the backstay
  tighten the clew outhaul
  ease the boom vang
 

  A spring is  
 
  a warp
  a sheet
  a strap
  a halyard
 

  To tighten the boom vang when you are on a close hauled sailing course is of no use.  
 
  False.
  True
 

  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 a clove hitch.
  With a bowline
  With a figure of eight knot.
  With an overhand knot.
 

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

  What course should you sail to reef while navigating ?  
 
  Beam reach.
  Head to wind.
  Training run.
  Close hauled course.
 

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

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