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  • noun Plural form of gybe.


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  • He useth to make counterfaite licenses which they call gybes, and sets to seales, in their language called Jarkes.

    Musa Pedestris - Three Centuries of Canting Songs and Slang Rhymes [1536 - 1896]

  • It's going to be windy with quite a lot of gybes to perform. USA Latest News

  • In order not to get shaken up by the waves, which will increase in size over the coming hours, Franck Cammas and his navigator Stan Honey have planned to put in several gybes to stay to the South of this disturbed system. USA Latest News

  • However, the trajectory isn't likely to be direct, initially at least, as the giant trimaran is set to cover a little more ground to the North in order to totally extract herself from the high pressure of the Azores, before swooping on Brittany with the help of a few gybes. USA Latest News

  • Positions were swapped thick and fast during races as people had swims, botched kite hoists, kite drops, gybes and tacks. USA Latest News

  • Despite Albeau dominating race seven, Dunkerbeck gritted his teeth following a less than ideal start, to charge his way through the fleet like a lightning bolt, gaining places down every run and through all of his gybes. USA Latest News

  • However, he too fell victim to the new format, getting mobbed by a huge bunch of sailors around one of the gybes. USA Latest News

  • Today we've had a good day of manoeuvring, switching between the large and small gennaker, with two gybes: that livens things up on deck! ' USA Latest News

  • We've only had gybes to do, but no sail changing manouvres.

    YBW News

  • Transfusion tried their best, throwing a couple of gybes at Nerone, trying to draw an error. USA Latest News


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