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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  
 
 
  10,0V
  11,8V
  12,2
 

  A bolthole always has to be ...  
 
  leeward of the vessel
  a harbour
  as near as possible to your current position
 

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

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

  By studying this weather map can you tell how much wind there is at the belgian coast ?  
 
 
  NW 25 knots
  NW 10 knots
  SW 15 knots
  SE 15 knots
  NW 15 knots
 

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

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

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

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