General Sailing Knowledge


Students need to follow the steps online to ‘Make a DIY Compass’.


  1. Using your DIY compass, determine point Y’s direction from point X.
  2. How is a yacht propelled when it is not using the engine?
  3. What two parts of the boat are the sails attached to?
  4. What sort of vessels did Aboriginal people use to travel on water?
  5. What are the nautical terms for the left and right sides of the boat?