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  Topic: Does the board help make the jibe
StillSailin

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PostForum: Northwest USA & Canada   Posted: Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:39 pm   Subject: Does the board help make the jibe
Good info! I know what a super model looks like. But feel free to share some details on the auto jiber. Thanks
  Topic: Does the board help make the jibe
StillSailin

Replies: 63
Views: 49940

PostForum: Northwest USA & Canada   Posted: Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:18 pm   Subject: Does the board help make the jibe
philodog,
Looking at videos of some beautiful jibes, it looks like the sail is kept powered up with an effort to not be de-powered any longer than necessary. Mike Fick described going into a jibe an ...
  Topic: Does the board help make the jibe
StillSailin

Replies: 63
Views: 49940

PostForum: Northwest USA & Canada   Posted: Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:05 pm   Subject: Does the board help make the jibe
Craig, thanks!
took me a few days and views to get oriented as to what I was looking at. Looks like the old back foot steps quite a bit forward as well as across the board. Pigeon toed? I have done ...
  Topic: Does the board help make the jibe
StillSailin

Replies: 63
Views: 49940

PostForum: Northwest USA & Canada   Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:53 pm   Subject: Does the board help make the jibe
The idea of picturing the sail as a triangle and balancing it sounds good. And seeing guys do that with so little effort gives me the visual of what you have described. Will shoot for those fine resul ...
  Topic: Does the board help make the jibe
StillSailin

Replies: 63
Views: 49940

PostForum: Northwest USA & Canada   Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:49 pm   Subject: Does the board help make the jibe
I have started switching the feet before the flip all the time now and it seems to help keep things more consistent. I have been getting more accustomed to sailing clew first.

Thanks
  Topic: Does the board help make the jibe
StillSailin

Replies: 63
Views: 49940

PostForum: Northwest USA & Canada   Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:21 pm   Subject: Does the board help make the jibe
Yes! Makes total sense. Thanks
  Topic: Does the board help make the jibe
StillSailin

Replies: 63
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PostForum: Northwest USA & Canada   Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 1:37 pm   Subject: Does the board help make the jibe
Thanks philodog.
Years ago I started getting some jibes when I hopped: both feet at the same time. I would flip the sail and then hop and then catch the boom and hope for the best. Kind of hit and m ...
  Topic: Does the board help make the jibe
StillSailin

Replies: 63
Views: 49940

PostForum: Northwest USA & Canada   Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:41 pm   Subject: Does the board help make the jibe
Wow!! Great websites!
A wealth of information. Jem Hall was great and Mike Fick's "blow by blow" (pardon the pun) had me remembering stuff that worked so well and I've been forgetting to do ...
  Topic: Does the board help make the jibe
StillSailin

Replies: 63
Views: 49940

PostForum: Northwest USA & Canada   Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2017 10:10 am   Subject: Does the board help make the jibe
Great info! Thanks so much. Every little bit of info seems to help in this sport.
  Topic: Does the board help make the jibe
StillSailin

Replies: 63
Views: 49940

PostForum: Northwest USA & Canada   Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:05 pm   Subject: Does the board help make the jibe
I've been sailing for years (never mind how many). After watching me miss a bunch of jibes, a fellow (a very good sailor and kiter) said that Mistral flow is junk to jibe. Some days I make a bunch, oc ...
 
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