jibe

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jeer

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jeer

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to be compatible or in correspondence

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an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect

shift from one side of the ship to the other

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Within minutes, Wild Oats XI was 200 metres clear and from there on she sailed her own race in the light breeze, hitting 23 knots in 12 knots of breeze as she gybed downwind under her massive Code o headsail.
We gybed inshore on the first night and got through a little lull that hit all the others--our guys thought there might be a bit more breeze on the other side which could work to our advantage and low and behold, we skipped away a few miles.
We over rod Lloydy (tactician ross Lloyd) on that first beat and Wot Now rounded in front of us, but we gybed inside them and caught up a bit of time on them on that first downwind leg.
Our saviour was the high pressure system that moved south-east of Tasmania generating 8-15 knot easterly wind along the Tassie coast, then north-easterly as we gybed at Tasman Island, then 12-15 knot northerlys across Storm Bay and up the River.
A crewmember of another WA entrant, Philip Child's Knee Deep was also injured when the yacht Chinese gybed on the first spinnaker run of day two.
As I was left alone sailing on deck for a considerable period with the sunlight display screens showing me the shallow patches to avoid on the electronic chart, I tacked, gybed and sailed on most points of sail totally unassisted and without having to put the autopilot on.