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Sailaway - Questionnaire - First Part - Manoeuvres

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

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

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

  A spring is  
  a sheet
  a halyard
  a warp
  a strap

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

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

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

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

  When tacking the sail you mainly work with is the  

  When gybing you pull in the mainsheet completely ...