Welcome to AUXSEA. House Keeping Items AUXOP Introduction Course format Recording and Posting of Presentation Questions before we begin?. Introduction . The term SEAMANSHIP literally encompasses the entire subject of boating.
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House Keeping Items
Side to your right is STARBOARD.
Side to your left is PORT
TRUNK : Does not extend fully from gunwale to gunwale; has walking space on both sides
RAISED DECK: Does extend all the way, from gunwale to gunwale; NO walking space on either side.
Single mast; One mainsail Marconi or Gaff
SLOOP: Single mast; mainsail and jib.
Two masts; smaller aft; after mast ahead of steering station
Two masts; smallerBEHIND the steering station
SCHOONER: At least two masts; Main is aft and taller. Foremast is foward. May carry many sails.
Five (5) materials considered
EASE OF MAINTENANCE
Afiberglass hull is composed of matting, roving, cloth and strands of fiberglasssaturated with plastic resin(s); very similar to steel-reinforced concrete.
MALE MOLD: PLUG: Exact size, shape of object to mold
FEMALE MOLD: CAVITY MOLD
USED FOR HAND-LAYUP
NOTE: Gel Coat applied first, to the inside of the female mold.
BLOWGUN PROCESS: Fastest, smoothest results
MATCHED DIE: MALE / FEMALE MOLDS CLAMPED TOGETHER
LAMINATE USED BETWEEN (SANDWICHED)
CONSIDERATION FOR USE
4. WATER ABSORPTION
5. LEAST NOISY
MORE DECAY RESISTANT:
ASH, MAHOGANY, TEAK, OAK
LESS DECAY RESISTANT:
CEDAR, FIR, PINE
3. On a strength-to-weight ratio, sheet steel is_________________
a. stronger than fiberglass
b. equal to wood
c. weaker than aluminum
d. equal to fiberglass
4. Steel boat hulls___________________
a. require considerable maintenance
b. require no protective painting for growths
c. have a higher strength-to-weight ratio than
wood and aluminum but not fiberglass.
d. are less noisy than all other boat building
5. The simplest type of steering mechanism for a boat is the____________________
a. rack and pinion
b. drum and cable
c. sprocket and chain
6. Limber holes____________________
a. permit water to pass through a boat’s
b. provide finger holds for lifting
c. provide ventilation in holds.
d. are used to inspect the bilges.
7. The curve or sweep of a vessel, as viewed from the side is called the ______
b boot top
8. The outward curvature of the sides of the hull, near the bow, that is used to keep the deck drier, is called the_________________
9. The use of two or more different materials, when constructing the hull, is called_____construction.
10. The top advantage of a steel hull is_______
a. it’s weight
b. it is quieter
c. it is easier to maintain
d. it is fire proof