Adventist Youth Honors Answer Book/Recreation/Wind Surfing
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|Skill Level 2|
|Year of Introduction: 1986|
- 1 1. Have the Intermediate Swimming Honor.
- 2 2. Learn the meaning of the following terms
- 2.1 a. Across the wind
- 2.2 b. Backhand
- 2.3 c. Basic starting position
- 2.4 d. Beginner's checklist
- 2.5 e. Board control
- 2.6 f. Centerboard
- 2.7 g. Center line
- 2.8 h. Center plane
- 2.9 i. Clew
- 2.10 j. Forward
- 2.11 k. Forward hand
- 2.12 l. In
- 2.13 m. Jibe
- 2.14 n. Mast position
- 2.15 o. Out
- 2.16 p. Points of the clock
- 2.17 q. Sail trim
- 2.18 r. Self rescue
- 2.19 s. Scissor technique
- 2.20 t. Tack
- 2.21 u. Uphaul
- 2.22 v. Visual reference point
- 3 3. Know the names of the board parts and demonstrate how to rig your own sail.
- 4 4. Explain the basics of sailing theory.
- 5 5. Define and demonstrate the basic starting position.
- 6 6. Define and demonstrate the four steps to tacking.
- 7 7. Define and demonstrate the four steps to jibing.
- 8 8. List the seven starting sequence steps used to start a sailboard moving through the water.
- 9 9. Answer the following questions about safety
- 9.1 a. What safety equipment should be worn while wind surfing?
- 9.2 b. Why is it important to know the local weather forecast before going out on the water?
- 9.3 c. When first learning to windsurf, why is it important to be in an enclosed or protected area?
- 9.4 d. What are the hand signals for "Everything is okay" and "I need help"?
- 10 10. How should the sail and sailboard be cared for to keep them in good working order?
- 11 11. Successfully sail a sailboard to a visual point of reference and return to the starting position.
- 12 References
The Wind Surfing Honor is a component of the Aquatic Master Award .