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SEAMANSHIP (Anchoring and Towing) Quiz

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Category: MASTERS – SEAMANSHIP – Anchoring and Towing

To bend two hawsers together for towing, what knot should you use?

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What is the most favorable bottom for anchoring?

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What is lifting the anchor from the bottom called?

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What should determine the size and type of anchor to be used?

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It is a common rule of thumb to use what length of chain when anchoring under normal conditions?

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What would be the affect if you pay out more anchor cable?

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What is the catenary in a towline?

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During an astern tow, increasing the catenary will:

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How many legs does the bridle of an ocean tow have?

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How are the legs of a bridle joined together?

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The length of anchor chain or rope paid out should be how many times greater than the depth of the water under normal conditions?

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What is the anchor, anchor rode(line or chain), shackles and other gear for attachment together called?

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What is the part of the anchor that digs into the bottom?

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The first step when an anchor is dragging is to:

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The first step to try to free a fouled anchor is to:

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To retrieve a fouled anchor, a good technique would be:

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Which of the following is important regarding a tow line when towing in an open seaway?

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To pass a towing line to a disabled vessel you would use a:

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When towlines are released, what can be used to overcome the whip?

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Category: MASTERS – SEAMANSHIP – Anchoring and Towing

To prevent strain on towlines you can use:

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