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Origin of spinnaker
Words nearby spinnaker
Example sentences from the Web for spinnaker
The breeze kept up, and the spinnaker was carried on 'Britannia' until Cape Barfleur lights were made out right ahead.Yachting Vol. 2|Various.
A spinnaker is a very handy sail, and preferable to a squaresail in light weather.
Spinnaker: A modern adaptation of a jib-shaped sail, often seen set from the top masthead and boomed out from the mast.
At the end of half an hour, while we were preparing to set the spinnaker, with a few sickly gasps the wind would die away.
But that little craft, her big spinnaker filled by the southeast trade, was making a good race of it.