G-PILOT 3100 Operation Manual
To dodge further, press MENU + < or MENU + > more times.
To view or change the dodge angle, go to DODGE ANG in the OPTIONS menu (see section 3-7).
6-5 Auto tacking or gybing in wind mode
If SWA (set wind angle) is 90° or less, the boat tacks, if SWA is more than 90° the boat gybes. After
the tack or gybe, SWA is the same as the SWA before the tack or gybe, but from the other side.
press AUTO + < to tack or gybe to port
press AUTO + > to tack or gybe to starboard
Example: SWA is 40°, so the boat will tack, not gybe. If the tack angle is not set to AUTO, the boat
changes direction twice, ﬁ rst by the tack angle and then so that SWA is the same as before the
tack or gybe, but from the other side:
SWA = 40°
After the boat has reached the tack angle, the boat
turns again so that the SWA (set wind angle) is the
same as the SWA before the tack, but from the
SWA = 40°
6-4 Dodging in wind mode
A dodge is a sharp change of course, usually to avoid an obstacle.
press MENU + < to dodge to port by the dodge angle
press MENU + > to dodge to starboard by the dodge angle.
MENU + <
Press ESC to resume
the earlier wind angle
SWA changes by the
dodge angle. Boat comes
to new wind angle.
The G-PILOT beeps.
Press AUTO + < to
initiate a tack to port
The tack is ﬁ nished when the boat reaches the new wind angle
To cancel the tack at
any time, press ESC
At the end of the tack delay, the course
changes by the tack angle (in this example, the
tack angle is not set to AUTO). The boat turns.
The boat sails straight while the G-PILOT 3100
counts down the tack delay.
The unit gives a long beep at 60 and 30 seconds to
go, a short beep every second from 10 seconds to
1 second to go and a long beep that ﬁ nishes when
the countdown ends.
3 seconds to go until the tack starts