Noun(1) a large and usually triangular headsail; carried by a yacht as a headsail when running before the wind
(1) As a spinnaker , often used in yacht racing, cannot be fitted to the ultra-streamlined trimaran, speed had to be sacrificed.(2) The other crew with a spinnaker up momentarily lost control of the sail.(3) A weekend sailor, Gehry wondered how to design the space between the mast and a spinnaker blown full by the wind, and he shows us just how with this brilliant installation: Gehry sculpts.(4) Setting a spinnaker involves keeping the boat steady with the wind behind while the spinnaker sail is raised.(5) A larger headsail and cruising spinnaker are nice to have for beam reaching and running in light air but many owners find the mainsail and 120% jib work just fine.(6) On racing days, on many if not most courses, every competing yacht needed to raise its spinnaker directly under my balcony.(7) But the crews are sailing downwind with the spinnaker up.(8) Night Train had not yet set its spinnaker when the two people were spotted in the water, 150 yards away.(9) The large panniers at the back held the main sail and the spinnaker .(10) A sail blows off the foredeck and a spinnaker drum jams so they can't jibe on the downwind leg.(11) Seeing two runners limbering up on the deck of a yacht while you race spinnaker is quite fun.(12) Both the 470s and the 49ers also have an additional sail for downwind, called a spinnaker .(13) When the breeze picked up to 35 kts we dropped the spinnaker , gybed, set the headsail and started heading back inshore to catch the cold front moving in from the south-west.(14) Show your support and love of boating by choosing the card that depicts an exhilarating ride on a powerboat or the card that features a sailboat with spinnaker flying.(15) Whenever her dad needs a new spinnaker or satellite navigation system, another cottage or parcel of land gets sold.(16) Women sailors ranging in age from their 20s to grandmothers brushed up or learned new skills in on-the-water sessions in sail trim, spinnakers , crew-overboard drills and life raft deployment.
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