Sailing Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Words Do You Know?

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Have you sailed through the seven seas?

If you love sailing or have sailed before, then why don't take the wheel and challenge yourself with this quiz!

 Mar 27, 2018

1 of 18Choose one!

If something is located aft, it is at the _____ of the sailboat.
Back
Front
Base

2 of 18Choose one!

What do you call the front of the ship?
Driver
Bow
Starboard

3 of 18Choose one!

Port signifies the left-hand side of the boat.
False
True

4 of 18Choose one!

What term is used to signify the right-hand side of the boat?
Direction
Boom
Starboard

5 of 18Choose one!

Which of the following is used to steer a ship?
Anchor
Rudder
Leeward

6 of 18Choose one!

What is the oppsite of windward?
Leeward
Offward
Bayfront

7 of 18Choose one!

This sailing maneuver refers to turning the stern of the boat through the wind.
Boom
Tacking
Jibing

8 of 18Choose one!

What do you call the horizontal pole which extends from the bottom of the mast?
Polar
Boom
Rudder

9 of 18Choose one!

What body of law that deals with maritime cases?
Parliamentary law
Cryptography law
Admiralty law

10 of 18Choose one!

This means cease or desist from whatever is being done.
All Hands
Avast
Ahoy

11 of 18Choose one!

What do you call the floating object, which is anchored and aids in navigation?
Anchor
Booby
Buoy

12 of 18Choose one!

This happens when a ship or boat lists too far and rolls over.
Jibing
Capsize
Cat O Nine

13 of 18Choose one!

What do you call a crew member in command of a boat?
Lead Wheeler
Admiral
Coxswain

14 of 18Choose one!

This is an idiom for the bottom of the sea.
Ariel's landing
Bottom of the 9th
Davy Jones (Locker)

15 of 18Choose one!

Who is second in command of a ship?
First mate
First Lieutenant
Royal navy

16 of 18Choose one!

Where can you usually find food in the ship?
Galley
Founder
Flank

17 of 18Choose one!

Which of the following is a nickname for a Royal Marine?
Captain's Daughter
Jollies
Royals

18 of 18Choose one!

A land lubber is a person unfamiliar with being on the sea.
True
False
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