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What does the term “draught of the vessel” mean :- a. depth of the vessel below the waterline b. depth of the vessel above the waterline c. whole depth of the vessel

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a. depth of the vessel below the waterline

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What does the nautical term “freeboard” mean :- a. The height of the hull beneath the water b. The height of the hull or main deck above the water c. The overall height of the vessel

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b. The height of the hull or main deck above the water

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What does the nautical term “Aft” mean :- a. The front of the vessel b. The stern of the vessel c. The beam of the vessel

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b. The stern of the vessel

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The term “Keel” of a craft refers to :- a. The deepest projection of the hull b. The upper deck c. The forecastle deck

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a. The deepest projection of the hull

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Windward is that side of a craft which is :- a. the sheltered side b. the side exposed to the wind d. the side away from the wind

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b. the side exposed to the wind

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The term „Beam” means :- a. Across the vessel b. The greatest width of the vessel c. Depth of the vessel

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b. The greatest width of the vessel

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Leeward is that side of a craft which is :- a. towards the wind b. into the wind c. on the sheltered side away from the wind

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c. on the sheltered side away from the wind

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The relative bearing shown at position “X” is the :- a. Starboard quarter b. Starboard bow c. Port bowhttps://s3.amazonaws.com/brainscape-prod/system/cm/035/736/557/q_image_thumb.png?1368365749

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b. Starboard bow