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Sailaway - Questionnaire - Third Part - Safety and Weather

  Third Part - Safety and Weather  
 
  A bolthole always has to be ...  
 
  leeward of the vessel
  as near as possible to your current position
  a harbour
 

  When risk of collision exists you first  
 
 
  stay on course
  quickly make a large and wide turn
  Reduce speed to a minimum
 

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

  How would you answer the following call: "Sailing vessel in position five one degree one three minute north zero zero three degree four five minute east heading zero nine zero come in please."  
 
  Setra Setra Setra calling the station, roger, over.
  Station calling sailing vessel Setra, switch on channel sixty eight, six eight., over.
  Yes, it's me over
 

  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
 

  Take a look at the attached weathermap. Where is the wind at its strongest ?  
 
 
  In denmark
  In Ireland
  In Brittany
 

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

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

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

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