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Gybing the Asym Spin on the Laser SB3

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#1 WSailing

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Posted 20 October 2012 - 03:54 PM

Hey guys!

I was watching some videos and I noticed that there are 2 ways to gybe the Laser SB3's Asym spin:

1) Float the clue out to level with the forestay before hauling it in, and releasing the old sheet only when the new sheet is loaded (pulled in sightly); and

2) Yank (Take in / Overtrim) the old sheet first and as the boat enters into a gybe, pull in the new sheet (and releasing the old sheet only when the new sheet is loaded).

Which is better?

Thanks in advance!

#2 Timbo

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Posted 20 October 2012 - 08:56 PM

Light air, A

Breeze, B

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Posted 24 October 2012 - 12:25 AM

Dont forget to turn the boat as well!





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