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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
  12,2
  10,0V
 

  For safety it is always better to close all valves before leaving.  
 
  No.
  Yes.
 

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

  When risk of collision exists you first  
 
 
  quickly make a large and wide turn
  stay on course
  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 beam reach starboard tack
  a sailing vessel sailing close haued port 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 type of boat with two masts.
  A manoeuvre to recuperate a casualty.
  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
  RNG
  WPT
  MOB
 

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

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