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.
Front
Base
Back

2 of 18Choose one!

What do you call the front of the ship?
Bow
Starboard
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?
Starboard
Boom
Direction

5 of 18Choose one!

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

6 of 18Choose one!

What is the oppsite of windward?
Bayfront
Offward
Leeward

7 of 18Choose one!

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

8 of 18Choose one!

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

9 of 18Choose one!

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

10 of 18Choose one!

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

11 of 18Choose one!

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

12 of 18Choose one!

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

13 of 18Choose one!

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

14 of 18Choose one!

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

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?
Flank
Galley
Founder

17 of 18Choose one!

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

18 of 18Choose one!

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