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Sailaway - Questionnaire - First Part - Manoeuvres

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

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

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

  A spring is  
 
  a warp
  a sheet
  a strap
  a halyard
 

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

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

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

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

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