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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 ?  
 
 
  clockwise
  anticlockwise
 

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

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

  A spring is  
 
  a halyard
  a sheet
  a warp
  a strap
 

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

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

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

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