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gybe

, jibe Nautical
an instance of gybing
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Six minutes before the start, while Australia II was gybing in a violent 24-knot gust, the uppermost of two specially hardened steel lugs used to secure the mainsail headboard at the masthead broke.
We reached nearly 20 knots on some of the runs, which made gybing the kite a do-or-the experience.
Gybing to avoid Clark Island showed that the running rigging worked with ease, with the primary winches close at hand for the skipper to operate.
Few other Olympic athletes can match the time spent on the water, the physical demand of hanging out on a trapeze, then instant tacking or gybing, often for several hours in a day.
Several close races and plenty of luffing and gybing duels meant day two of racing was heartily enjoyed by all.
Gybing to avoid the ire of a ferry, I watched as the Spectra sheets ran smoothly as we accelerated out of the turn with our bow aimed for home after a very pleasant sail.