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Welcome to Barefoot Yachts The A•B•Sea Nautical Trivia Quiz (Basic)
The quiz is mostly drawn from the contents of A B Sea: A loose-footed lexicon published by Sheridan House. Please enter your name and email address so we can email you your results. Don't worry, your email is safe with us.
How many oceans are there on Planet Earth? (Do not combine north and south varieties.)
How much of the planet Earth is covered by salt water?
What was the name of the boat in which Captain Joshua Slocum circumnavigated the world?
What is a bulkhead?
What is Buys Ballot's Law?
A 'bend' is...
What is Mercator famous for?
The Tropic of Cancer is...
Which sea is the deepest?
The 'schooner' was invented in which country?
When a wind 'veers' its...
Which wind speed is associated with Force 5 weather conditions?
The 'starboard' side of a boat is so-called because...
What does 'all standing' mean?
What is a 'line'?
Which is not the name of an anchor?
You are sailing at night and ahead you can see two short flashing lights. What are you looking at?
What is the 'pitch' of a propeller?
The word 'derrick' means a spar, at the end of which is a tackle used for lifting heavy objects. From where does the word 'derrick' originate?
What does CARD stand for?
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