Adventist Youth Honors Answer Book/Recreation/Wind Surfing

From Wikibooks, open books for an open world
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Wind Surfing
General Conference
Skill Level 2 Answer-Keys 06.jpg
Year of Introduction: 1986

1. Have the Intermediate Swimming Honor.[edit]

Instructions and tips for earning the Swimming - Intermediate honor can be found in the Recreation chapter.

2. Learn the meaning of the following terms[edit]

a. Across the wind[edit]

b. Backhand[edit]

c. Basic starting position[edit]

d. Beginner's checklist[edit]

e. Board control[edit]

f. Centerboard[edit]

g. Center line[edit]

h. Center plane[edit]

i. Clew[edit]

j. Forward[edit]

k. Forward hand[edit]

l. In[edit]

m. Jibe[edit]

n. Mast position[edit]

o. Out[edit]

p. Points of the clock[edit]

q. Sail trim[edit]

r. Self rescue[edit]

s. Scissor technique[edit]

t. Tack[edit]

u. Uphaul[edit]

v. Visual reference point[edit]

3. Know the names of the board parts and demonstrate how to rig your own sail.[edit]

4. Explain the basics of sailing theory.[edit]

5. Define and demonstrate the basic starting position.[edit]

6. Define and demonstrate the four steps to tacking.[edit]

7. Define and demonstrate the four steps to jibing.[edit]

8. List the seven starting sequence steps used to start a sailboard moving through the water.[edit]

9. Answer the following questions about safety[edit]

a. What safety equipment should be worn while wind surfing?[edit]

b. Why is it important to know the local weather forecast before going out on the water?[edit]

c. When first learning to windsurf, why is it important to be in an enclosed or protected area?[edit]

d. What are the hand signals for "Everything is okay" and "I need help"?[edit]

10. How should the sail and sailboard be cared for to keep them in good working order?[edit]

11. Successfully sail a sailboard to a visual point of reference and return to the starting position.[edit]