2017 Dragonboat Steersperson Quiz
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First Name *
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Email address *
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My FLCC dragonboat steering experience: *
Commands - Dragonboat
Commands vary across the country. The commands below reflect terms used within FLCC.
1. Match definition to term. *
Definition: Used to stabilize the boat. Paddle blades flat, just below the water surface. Shaft of the paddle pressed against the gunnels.
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2. Match definition to term. *
Definition: Paddlers lean out to the side and pull water towards and under the boat.
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3. Match definition to term. *
Definition: Paddlers plunge blade vertically into the water, perpendicular to the gunnel and brace with their body to stop the boat moving forward or back.
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4. Match definition to term. *
Definition: Bury the blade deeply below the boat, with the blade's flat surface parallel to the gunnel, and push away from the boat.
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5. Match definition to term. *
Definition: Paddlers stroke from back to front. Paddles to enter the water at the same time as the person in front of them.
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6. Match definition to term. *
Definition: Bury the blade parallel to the gunnel to stop the boat moving side to side.
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7. Match definition to term. *
Definition: Drive your paddle down into the water doing a back stroke and then hold firm vertically in the water.
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General questions
8. The steersperson is responsible for the crew, equipment and others on the water. *
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9. Which is NOT a club requirement to be carried in the boat when going out. *
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10. Teams organize *
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11. Access to get back on the docks from the water is the; *
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12. After assessing weather and river conditions the decision to go out on the river ultimately lies with: *
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13. At the Canoe Dock, fenders, aligned with the top of the gunnel, are used to: *
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14. Look at the Fender Positioning diagram below. The correct placement of fenders is *
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Fender Positioning
15. PFDs must be properly fitted and done up: *
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16. Which is correct procedure for the the mooring process? *
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17. Which is the process of tying off boat lines? *
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18. Right-of-way. A vessel approaching from the forward port (left) side must give way. *
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19. Right-of-way. Look at the diagram below. Which statement is true. *
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20. Right-of-way. As a general rule, rowboats, sailing vessels and canoes (dragonboats) have the right-of-way over power- driven boats. *
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21. Before you leave the dock you need to identify persons responsible for specific recommended or required tasks. Which is NOT an assigned responsibility? *
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22. If paddler, steer or coach goes over board which is NOT a possible action *
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23. Leave and return to the dock *
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25. Who needs to take charge (unless incapacitated) and know what to do in case of man-over-board, capsized or swamped situation? *
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25. The best way to handle high wake is to: *
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26. The minimum number of experienced paddlers required in a 6-16 or millennium during regular river conditions is *
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27. The minimum number of experienced paddlers required in a Buk during regular river conditions is *
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Freshet Rules
28. Freshet Rules: There are several online sources for Fraser River flow velocity and volume. The primary information source used by FLCC for flow information is *
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29. Freshet Rules: Leave the dock . . . *
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30. Freshet Rules: Return to the dock . . . *
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31. Freshet Rules: During the freshet the "no turn" zone is bounded by . . . *
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32. A Level 1 steersperson can
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33. A Level 1 steersperson can NOT
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34. A Level 2 steersperson can
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Known Water Hazards
35. Look at the Known Water Hazards diagram (above). What water hazard is indicated by the red oval? *
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36. Look at the Known Water Hazards diagram (above) . What water hazard is indicated by the blue smudging? *
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