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gybe

, jibe Nautical
an instance of gybing
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Team SCA, Dongfeng Race Team and Mapfre all did Chinese gybes from Monday to Tuesday, but the three crews escaped injury despite the boats crashing over in a massive seastate and 40 knots of wind (75 kilometres an hour).
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.
There were no injuries but damage to the boat included a broken wheel which will handicap Charles Caudrelier's crew when they gybe, the push pit (the protective bars at the back of the boat), aft stanchions (the posts on the side of the boat at the back) and a satellite antenna.
In one we got pinned out first by the Brazilians, and then in the final start the wind headed a little bit and I tried a risky move, and got under the fleet and pinned out again, and had to gybe round while everyone was racing.
Brunel opted to continue on our original southerly route and not gybe west.
In Jan's words, "the gigantic swell was reflecting back off Middle Head making some truly humungous waves too difficult to gybe in.
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.