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gybe

, jibe Nautical
an instance of gybing
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We over rod Lloydy (tactician ross Lloyd) on that first beat and Wot Now rounded in front of us, but we gybed inside them and caught up a bit of time on them on that first downwind leg.
Our saviour was the high pressure system that moved south-east of Tasmania generating 8-15 knot easterly wind along the Tassie coast, then north-easterly as we gybed at Tasman Island, then 12-15 knot northerlys across Storm Bay and up the River.
A crewmember of another WA entrant, Philip Child's Knee Deep was also injured when the yacht Chinese gybed on the first spinnaker run of day two.
As I was left alone sailing on deck for a considerable period with the sunlight display screens showing me the shallow patches to avoid on the electronic chart, I tacked, gybed and sailed on most points of sail totally unassisted and without having to put the autopilot on.