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gybe

, jibe Nautical
an instance of gybing
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This is great for tweaking the main, and when you have good crew, one person can ease sheets from one side, while another sheets on after a gybe.
Chinese gybes are caused by either strong wind or a big wave.
As winner of the Whitbread Round the World race, where you settled down for long legs, how would she handle the short tacks and gybes dictated by the confines of Sydney Harbour?
This was our chance to get on the podium and we missed it by just two gybes.
We put in five or six gybes on the way up, but the first hour to hour and a half, the breeze did not shift at all," he said.
You had to play some gybes and take some options, it was full VMG sailing, so more of a game, more fun.
In the sport of international sailing, the spectacle that is the America's Cup continues unabated as the most controversial event on our watery world, with more tacks and gybes of politics and passion exhibited onshore in the lead up to each series than is played out on the racecourse every four years.
Jones, Price and Robinson threw a number of gybes in to slowly close the gap but Kernot and crew had them covered, sailing confidently until the finish where they were deservedly given the CentrePort IYMR title, having only lost one race all regatta.
Coming down the final leg to the finish we both 'dialed up', then went on different gybes looking for the better pressure," Griffin explained later.