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Sailaway - Questionnaire - First Part - Manoeuvres

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

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

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

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

  A spring is  
 
  a strap
  a halyard
  a sheet
  a warp
 

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

  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 figure of eight knot.
  With a bowline
 

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

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

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