Gybing in light winds
Gybing a 12 in light winds feels great. The light rounded
hull and responsiveness make them a joy to roll gybe.
Here's how to get the most out of your gybe.
- On your approach to the buoy aim slightly to windward of it (as
shown here) so you can bear away before the mark and complete the gybe
close to the buoy.
- The helm should communicate in advance when they intend to gybe.
- A count down to the gybe can help helm and crew co-ordinate