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Identify the meanings of different sailing terms

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Q1

Which of the following sailing terms is described as "A tall vertical spar that supports the sails"?

Q2

Which of the following describes the sailing term "Windward"?

Q3

Which of the following sailing terms is described as "Generates lift using the forward motion of the boat, counteracting the leeward force of the wind. It also provides ballast to the boat"?

Q4

Which of the following sailing terms is described as "Performs the same job as the Forestay but is attached to the stern of the boat as opposed to the bow"?

Q5

Which of the following sailing terms means "Light strips of material attached to the sail to indicate whether the air stream on the sail surface is smooth or turbulent"?


Question 1

Which of the following sailing terms is described as "A tall vertical spar that supports the sails"?


Question 2

Which of the following describes the sailing term "Windward"?


Question 3

Which of the following sailing terms is described as "Generates lift using the forward motion of the boat, counteracting the leeward force of the wind. It also provides ballast to the boat"?


Question 4

Which of the following sailing terms is described as "Performs the same job as the Forestay but is attached to the stern of the boat as opposed to the bow"?


Question 5

Which of the following sailing terms means "Light strips of material attached to the sail to indicate whether the air stream on the sail surface is smooth or turbulent"?


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