jibe

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jeer

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jeer

Synonyms for jibe

to be compatible or in correspondence

Synonyms for jibe

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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Similarly with gybing: the boom slides over but is cushioned by the pressure against the fore-part of the sail and there' no standing rigging to crash against.
Approaching he leeward mark for the last time, the two twelves were engaged in a fierce gybing duel when, in a moment of severe stress, one of Australia II's underdeck pulleys linking the rudder to the wheel ripped out of its welded jacket.
They were hard windward works to the top marks laid off Nielsen Park at Vaucluse and lots of crash gybing and kites flogging in the following breeze once the fleet turned the corner.
Sailing is a physical activity, and as you're gybing your way up the coast or rounding a mark on the harbour, you need full movement of your limbs, which makes wearing a PFD tricky, right?
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.