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
Base
Front

2 of 18Choose one!

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

3 of 18Choose one!

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

4 of 18Choose one!

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

5 of 18Choose one!

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

6 of 18Choose one!

What is the oppsite of windward?
Offward
Bayfront
Leeward

7 of 18Choose one!

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

8 of 18Choose one!

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

9 of 18Choose one!

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

12 of 18Choose one!

This happens when a ship or boat lists too far and rolls over.
Capsize
Jibing
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.
Bottom of the 9th
Davy Jones (Locker)
Ariel's landing

15 of 18Choose one!

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

16 of 18Choose one!

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

17 of 18Choose one!

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

18 of 18Choose one!

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