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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  

  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?  

  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