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Sailaway - Questionnaire - Third Part - Safety and Weather

  Third Part - Safety and Weather  
 
  What is the worst to happen ? The halyard breaking or a sheet breaking ?  
 
 
  A halyard.
  A sheet.
 

  The tension of the batteries should not go below  
 
 
  11,8V
  10,0V
  12,2
 

  A vessel sailing beam reach port tack has right of way according to the rules when encountering  
 
  a sailing vessel sailing close haued port tack
  a sailing vessel sailing beam reach starboard tack
  a sailing vessel sailing a training run course starboard tack.
  a sailing vessel sailing a training run course port tack.
 

  The fetch is...  
 
  The distance over which the wind blows without encoutnering any obstacle.
  A manoeuvre to recuperate a casualty.
  A type of boat with two masts.
  The average wind over a certain period of the year.
 

  In case someone falls into the water, which button will you press on the GPS ?  
 
  SOG
  WPT
  RNG
  MOB
 

  We are taking in a lot of water (leak) and decide to ask for help. We will emit the following message via the radio  
 
  SECURITE
  PAN PAN
  MAYDAY
 

  HIGH IRISH SEA 1035 SLOW MOVING AND DECLINING 1033 BY 0700 TOMORROW. What wind direction is there most probably in Belgium?  
 
  W
  S
  E
  N
 

  When navigating with heavy weather, you will be wearing a life jacket and a harnass. Where would you attach yourself ?  
 
  To a shroud
  To a stanchion
  To the frame around the compass
  To a lifeline
  At the chain plate of a shroud
 

  Between 1000H and 1200H today, the barometer went up from 1009HPa to 1015HPa. What does that mean ?  
 
  The weather will improve
  It will rain
  Lots of wind
  A warm front is approaching
 

  During navigation someone falls over board. How do you call for help via the radio ?  
 
  MAYDAY
  SECURITE
  PAN PAN