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post #3 of Old 07-02-2008
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So, really, you need to backwind the jib on your Gemini to tack?

I figured that wasn't necessary on the big cats.

I remember the first time I tried to tack a Hobie 14. Never could do it reliably. Got to about a 75% success rate on the Hobie 16 without backwinding the jib.

Teach me, Obi-Wan


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