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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.
You are sailing at night and ahead you can see two short flashing lights. What are you looking at?
How many oceans are there on Planet Earth? (Do not combine north and south varieties.)
Which sea is the deepest?
What is Buys Ballot's Law?
What is a bulkhead?
A 'bend' is...
Which wind speed is associated with Force 5 weather conditions?
The 'schooner' was invented in which country?
What does CARD stand for?
What does 'all standing' mean?
What was the name of the boat in which Captain Joshua Slocum circumnavigated the world?
How much of the planet Earth is covered by salt water?
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?
The 'starboard' side of a boat is so-called because...
What is Mercator famous for?
What is a 'line'?
What is the 'pitch' of a propeller?
When a wind 'veers' its...
The Tropic of Cancer is...
Which is not the name of an anchor?
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