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ASA 101 - Section One Review Questions
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When sailing, always be aware of the wind's _______ and ________.
The desirable force generated by the wind moving across a sail is called ________.
The direction relative to the wind in which the sailboat cannot sail is called ________.
Sailboats can reach an upwind destination by sailing a ________ course.
The point of sail at the edge of the no-sail zone is called ________ ________.
A boat sailing across the wind is said to be ________.
Sailing straight downwind is called ________.
As the sailboat's direction changes relative to the wind, so should the sail's ________ to the wind be adjusted.
angle (or trim)
The combination of the true wind and the wind created by the boat's motion (that we feel on the boat) is called ________.
The ________ is an underwater fin fixed on the bottom of the sailboat that provides stability and lateral resistance.
The sailboat's direction through the water is controlled by the ________, which can be turned by means of either a ________ or a ________ ________.
rudder, tiller, steering wheel
Identify parts of a sailboat (page 27).
d-helm (tiller or wheel)
Identify parts of the sailboat's rig (page 27).
j-boom topping lift
Identify parts of a sail (page 27).
Identify on-board orientation (page 27).