Small Watercraft Sailing Quiz

A collection of the toughest sailing questions only the champs can answer.
CREATED BYlavignegirl

Just fill in what to do or name the part of the boat.
If a larger boat is approaching you and you can't get out of the way, what do you do?
  • Light a flare
  • Stay in the boat
  • Climb the mast
  • 2
    What is the part of the boat used to steer?
  • The rudder
  • The steering stick
  • The tiller
  • The centerboard
  • 3
    If someone falls out of the boat, what should you do first?
  • Point to them
  • Ask them if they are hurt
  • Throw them a rope
  • Leave them, they deserved it
  • 4
    How many people can a Catalina Capri 14.2 hold safely?
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 5
    If the boat is capsized, what should you do?
  • Swim to shore for help
  • Climb on the centerboard
  • Swim under the mast and push it up
  • Climb on to the main sail
  • 6
    If the boat is tipping too much, what should you do?
  • Let out the main sheet
  • Pull in the main sheet
  • jump up and down on the high side
  • Enjoy the cool horizontal fun!
  • 7
    What is the front of the boat called?
  • The bow
  • The stern
  • The port
  • The starboard
  • 8
    What is the back of the boat called?
  • The bow
  • The stern
  • The port
  • The starboard
  • 9
    What is the front sail called?
  • The crone
  • The bilge
  • The jib
  • The tack
  • 10
    What does the centerboard do?
  • Allows you to steer
  • Steadies the boat
  • Prevents the boat from capsizing
  • All of the above
  • Unanswered questions will be marked as wrong