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gybe

, jibe Nautical
an instance of gybing
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Gybing - turning the stern of the boat through the wind -- with a spinnaker up is one of the most complicated manoeuvres we do with the Clippers; on the latest occasion, I volunteered to climb out to the end of the spinnaker pole to release some of the ropes.
I REALLY screwed up, I misread my notes and was waiting too long for the pressure to drop before gybing.
Demonstrate the following skills: sailing all points of sail, coming about, controlled gybing, coming into irons (stopping the craft), getting out of irons, and returning to shore or dock.
enough shore room during a gybing duel up the Derwent River to the
Heading now on an easterly course towards Marion and Prince Edward Island, but later tonight the wind will start to shift into the west and I will start to arc more south-east, before gybing tomorrow towards the Kerguelen Islands.
By the end of day two, he and a new friend called Jonathan were happy gybing and tacking in a nifty little dinghy called a Laser Pico, and made me envious with some pulsating, high-speed fly-pasts on a rib powerboat.