Quiz: Starboard! Only A Sailor Will Know The Meaning Of These 17 Words

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"A smooth sea never made a skillful sailor."

Have you traveled the world and crossed the seven seas? Do you own a yacht? Have you been on a yacht? Do you own a boat?

 Mar 16, 2018

1 of 17Pick one!

Which sailing maneuver refers to turning the stern of the boat through the wind
Tacking
Porting
Jibing

2 of 17Pick one!

Which of the following terms denotes to the LEFT of the boat?
Port
Helm
Jibe

3 of 17Pick one!

Which of the following terms denotes to the RIGHT of the boat?
Drive
Starboard
Field

4 of 17Pick one!

The ____ is a long, heavy fin on the bottom of the boat that sticks down into the water.
Keel
Anchor
Junction

5 of 17Pick one!

This is the term for when a sailboat leans over in the water, pushed by the wind.
Traveling
Thinning
Heeling

6 of 17Pick one!

The side of the boat furthest to the wind is called:
Leeward
Tack
Helm

7 of 17Pick one!

Ropes are also known as:
Strings
Lines
Threads

8 of 17Pick one!

What is the boat's largest and most important sail?sa
Headsail
Topsail
Mainsail

9 of 17Pick one!

What is a chit?
A piece of paper
A type of anchor
A turning point

10 of 17Pick one!

What is a scuttlebutt?
Someone who's fearful of water.
A wooden paddle
A water fountain

11 of 17Pick one!

If you're operating a cadillac, you must be:
Driving
Cleaning
Sleeping

12 of 17Pick one!

What is a geedunk?
A vending machine
Mold
Rotten fish

13 of 17Pick one!

If someone tells you to go to the bow, this means:
Go to the BACK of the ship
Go to the FRONT of the ship

14 of 17Pick one!

The ____ is the horizontal pole which extends from the bottom of the mast.
Boom
Shaft
Windward

15 of 17Pick one!

Where can you find the rudder?
Beneath the boat
Inside the engine
West of the boat

16 of 17Pick one!

Bubble head is the term sailors use to describe submariners.
True
False

17 of 17Pick one!

Which sailing maneuver refers to turning the bow of the boat through the wind?
Ruddering
Tacking
Jibing
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