FLIBS17: Test your matesNov 4, 2017 by Triton Staff
Try these questions to test your mates’ nautical knowledge.
- A seaman’s name for a reef knot tied upside down is called : square knot, slip knot or rogue knot?
- What is a WIG vessel?
- How deep is a fathom?
- On a chart, the abbreviation “Hr.” stands for what?
- One degree of latitude equals how many nautical miles?
Scroll down for the answers….
- Rogue knot
- Wing in Ground craft, a vessel capable of operating completely above the surface of the water on a dynamic air cushion created by aerodynamic lift.
- About 6 feet.