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What is the function of the main sheet on a sail boat?

    Contrary to popular assumption, a 'sheet' on a sailing vessel is not an area of canvas but a rope. Sheets are those ropes that control the trim of the sails, which (MORE)
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How long does it take a sail boat to sail from California to Hawaii?

Answer   It took us 17 days going at a lesiurely rate on a 42' sailboat, sailing 90% of the time.   Answer   ..about a month..(avoiding the obvious'depends on how (MORE)

What size sail boat to sail from Florida to Bahamas sailboat?

  Well it depends on the weather conditions you anticipate on sailing under.The trip is not all that long and it goes by pretty fast if you have a few friends and music.Th (MORE)

How do boats sail into the wind?

  Sailboats have large sails that are shaped like airplane wings, only sticking straight up. When air moves over the sail, lower pressure is created on one side, and highe (MORE)
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What is a grinder on a sailing boat?

A grinder is a person whose job on a boat is to use the winches  to pull in, let out, haul up or bring down sails. It is the most  physically demanding job on a yacht. 
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What holds up a sail on a boat?

A mast. Although it is attached to a mast the thing that holds a sail up is a halyard. a mast is something that pushes the boat with wind and the reason its called a mast i (MORE)
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What boats are sailed on college sailing teams?

colleges race a wide variety of boats. The main boats include: 420s - 2 person, 2 sails, spinnaker FJs- 2 person, 2 sails (smaller and lighter than a 420), no spinnakerTech (MORE)

What type of hull does a sail boat have?

A sailboat whether it's single hull (one hull) or a multi-hull (more than one hull) can be made of different material. The majority of today's sailboats however are made from (MORE)