Wicked, thanks for the explanations Rog, i appreciate it and it's a bit more clear now, though i doubt still have my doubts about jibes with rigs with integral widths of 2.3 m or above ... But it's much more logical now.
Hitting 25 knots with 4.8 sails? Shizzle, you must have had good winds and yeah, i mean, crashing in 32 knots would be rather painfull if you didn't know what you were doing.
thanks for the videos Jay! Unfortunatly i can't seem to reach the google vid one cuz internet keeps crashing when i try ... i'm trying to fix that and then i'll see.
And now! To find a partner for the gemini :d! La Rorchelle here i come
... That or i'll just sip bordeaux on the shore