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gybe

, jibe Nautical
an instance of gybing
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We had planned to gybe at the mark, but we couldn't because our spinnaker had some turns, so the two boats behind gybed and I think because they were together, we gained, sailing a better angle.
We let him go on our right, we didn't react quickly enough and then it was a fight and he overtook us and when we gybed he was ahead of us.
At the helm there was enough feel to make steering worthwhile and the hard vang controlled the boom when I gybed, leaving me to conclude that there was really very little to dislike and much to really enjoy on this Oceanis 35.
I guess when Telefonica gybed and we saw how much we closed them down with about half an hour remaining in the race, we thought we are going fast here and it's possible we can get them," said Abu Dhabi skipper Walker, after winning from Puma in a time of one minute and 16 seconds.
But the Kiwi spinnaker blossomed and just as swiftly, Emirates gybed over into the favouring left shift, catching the Italians flat-footed to win easily by 53 seconds.