A point of sail is the direction a sailing boat is travelling in, relative to it's position to land?
The following image identifies which point of sail?
Which of the following describes the sailing term "Aft"?
Inside the boat towards the stern
Which of the following describes the sailing term "Keel"?
A line used to hold the boom up while the sail is lowered. Most commonly attached to the aft of the boom to the top of the mast. It is loosened or removed once the sail is raised
Generates lift using the forward motion of the boat, counteracting the leeward force of the wind. It also provides ballast to the boat
Which of the following describes the sailing term "Battens"?
Long thins strips of usually either fibreglass or wood used to support the sail