Adventist Youth Honors Answer Book/Recreation/Wind Surfing

Wind Surfing
General Conference
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Year of Introduction: 1986

1. Have the Intermediate Swimming Honor.Edit

Instructions and tips for earning the Swimming - Intermediate honor can be found in the Recreation chapter.

2. Learn the meaning of the following termsEdit

a. Across the windEdit

b. BackhandEdit

c. Basic starting positionEdit

d. Beginner's checklistEdit

e. Board controlEdit

f. CenterboardEdit

g. Center lineEdit

h. Center planeEdit

i. ClewEdit

j. ForwardEdit

k. Forward handEdit

l. InEdit

m. JibeEdit

n. Mast positionEdit

o. OutEdit

p. Points of the clockEdit

q. Sail trimEdit

r. Self rescueEdit

s. Scissor techniqueEdit

t. TackEdit

u. UphaulEdit

v. Visual reference pointEdit

3. Know the names of the board parts and demonstrate how to rig your own sail.Edit

4. Explain the basics of sailing theory.Edit

5. Define and demonstrate the basic starting position.Edit

6. Define and demonstrate the four steps to tacking.Edit

7. Define and demonstrate the four steps to jibing.Edit

8. List the seven starting sequence steps used to start a sailboard moving through the water.Edit

9. Answer the following questions about safetyEdit

a. What safety equipment should be worn while wind surfing?Edit

b. Why is it important to know the local weather forecast before going out on the water?Edit

c. When first learning to windsurf, why is it important to be in an enclosed or protected area?Edit

d. What are the hand signals for "Everything is okay" and "I need help"?Edit

10. How should the sail and sailboard be cared for to keep them in good working order?Edit

11. Successfully sail a sailboard to a visual point of reference and return to the starting position.Edit