Definitions for "Gybe"
Keywords:  jibe, mainsail, downwind, sail, jib
See Jib.
To shift from one side of a vessel to the other; -- said of the boom of a fore-and-aft sail when the vessel is steered off the wind until the sail fills on the opposite side.
To change direction by turning down wind and then continuing to turn until you are going in the other direction.
Keywords:  gibe, see
See Gibe.
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