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Boom (sailing): Quiz


Question 1: Modern, high performance, racing yachts may have spars constructed of more expensive materials, such as ________.
NylonCarbon fiberAramidAsbestos

Question 2: When ________ became available, it was adopted for sailboat spars.

Question 3: In sailing, a boom is a spar (pole), along the foot (bottom) of a fore and aft rigged ________, that greatly improves control of the angle and shape of the sail.
Fore-and-aft rigGunterSail-planSail


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