How To Gybe – Backhand Position


Learning to windsurf and unlocking new moves can be challenging, but with this windsurfing quick tip you will learn to gybe like a pro in no time.


Making that perfect almost planing gybe is pretty high up on most windsurfers goal list. To get out of the gybe planing, getting into the gybe right is decisive, the following steps explain how you should prepare so you get out with speed and in control and how important the role of your back hand position is.


Follow Sam’s Top Tips On How To Gybe (Windsurfing):

  1. Move your backhand down the boom.
  2. Sheet in your sail slightly before you hook out of the harness.
  3. Sink low after you hook out.




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