5 Essentials Tacking Gybing


5 Essentials

 

1. Sail Setting

2. Centerboard

3. Balance

4. Trim

5. Course made good 

 

Center mainsheet tacking

 

Look forward, dagger grip, change hands after tack.

  • look & warn

  • backfoot

  • push

  • rotate

  • sit

  • straighten

  • change hands

'ready about' 'ready' lee ho'

 

 

Center mainsheet gybing

 

Training run (jib), centerboard almost up, boom clear of shroud

  • look & warn

  • back foot 

  • rotate

  • push

  • boom/falls

  • straighten

  • sit

  • change hands

'Stand by to gybe' ready' 'gybe oh'

 

 

Aft mainsheet tacking 

 

Look aft, fying pan grip,change hands before tack

  • look & warn

  • change hands 

  • front foot

  • push

  • rotate

  • sit

  • straighten 

'ready about' tcp 'ready' 'lee oh'

 

Aft mainsheet gybing

 

Training run (jib), centerboard almost up, boom clear of shroud

  • look & warn

  • change hands 

  • front foot

  • rotate

  • push

  • boom

  • straighten

  • sit 

 

'Stand by to gybe'  'raedy'  'gybe ho'