Testez vos connaissances
www.sailaway.be - info@sailaway.be
Sailaway - Questionnaire - Third Part - Safety and Weather

  Third Part - Safety and Weather  
  The tension of the batteries should not go below  

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

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

  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 port tack.
  a sailing vessel sailing close haued port tack
  a sailing vessel sailing a training run course starboard tack.
  a sailing vessel sailing beam reach starboard tack

  When the weatherforecast announces 'gale', how much Beaufort can we expect ?  
  Force 7
  Force 10
  Force 9
  Force 6
  Force 8

  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
  NW 15 knots
  SE 15 knots

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

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

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

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