Originally Posted by smackdaddy
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???