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post #13 of Old 02-25-2013
lapworth
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Re: First time on the water today, I could use some advice!

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Originally Posted by smackdaddy View Post

PS - It looks like you were gybing (turning the stern through the wind) - not tacking (turning the bow through the wind). Be aware of the difference when you do get that main up.
I am always told this and I have one problem. When you gybe you are making a tack(Changed direction of vessel in relationship to your sails). wouldn't be easier to say you are coming about or Helms alee. Why am I not tacking when I gybe???
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