Quiz: How Well Do You Know Sailing Slang?

It's about to get nautical!

sailing, girl
 Jul 19, 2016
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Question: 1/10Pick your answer!

The "aft" is the ______.
person in charge of calling the commands
steering wheel
back of the ship

Question: 2/10Pick your answer!

What is the "rudder"?
A piece under the boat that steer the boat
A place to leave your boat
A place to store material on the boat

Question: 3/10Pick your answer!

The "bow" is the _______.
name of a sail
front of the ship
person on the steering wheel

Question: 4/10Pick your answer!

"Leeward" is __________.
the sailor's assistant
a fishing net
the direction opposite to the way the wind is currently blowing

Question: 5/10Pick your answer!

"Windward" is _______
movement of the boat
the direction in which the wind is currently blowing
how you track the time of day

Question: 6/10Pick your answer!

What is "starboard"?
The right-hand side of the boat
Below the main deck
The back of the boat

Question: 7/10Pick your answer!

What is the "boom"?
The horizontal pole which extends from the bottom of the mast
Routing the boat in a circle
The main sail

Question: 8/10Pick your answer!

"Tacking" is turning the _____.
other boat

Question: 9/10Pick your answer!

"Jabbing" is turning the ______.
broken sail

Question: 10/10Pick your answer!

What is "port"?
The left-hand side of the boat
The right hand side of the boat
A sailing crew
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