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Synonyms for gybe

shift from one side of the ship to the other

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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?
In the middle of the ocean, no one but the crew will hear Rambler 88's low mechanical growl as she eases her sheets to gybe, but Sunday, when sailing's newest technological wonder stretched her powerful legs in the compact "stadium" setting of outer Newport Harbour, spectators on shore were within earshot and reacted with their own exclamations of gratification.
Whilst Jeni Bone talks with Knut Frostad during the VOR Auckland Stopover mid-March discussing the power of the yachts and the passion of the sailors competing in the 2015-2016 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race, featured as our Tack & Gybe interview this issue.
Kernot looked on track to book his spot into the finals but with one puff the boat dived into a Chinese gybe, letting Mackay pass, and with solid boat handling the local team cruised down to the finish giving him the victory and setting up a winner takes all for match three.
It has seen the retirement of Dongfeng Race Team (Charles Caudrelier/FRA) following a mast breakage early last Monday, shortly before the crew was due to round Cape Horn, and at least three episodes when boats crashed to their sides in Chinese gybes.
As the wind strength increased, the course for the third race was changed to a figure of eight with no gybes.
They and MAPFRE also suffered Chinese gybes last week.
Thompson made quite a few gybes so far to keep heading for the mark.
Mitch and the boys give it their all--we go out early training, practicing sets and gybes etc.
We went round Great Britain and the islands without a tack, only gybes.