Spinnaker Sentence Examples
The spinnaker was immediately dropped, the staysail furled and the starboard daggerboard lowered.
There was split decision about using the spinnaker on the reach.
Of course if you have a spinnaker in the chute it stops the water getting in!
We put a spinnaker on, and it got quite windy and the waves got big.
Laser 3000 Association website RS 400 A 4.5 meter high performance boat with the excitement of the asymmetric spinnaker.
Exactly the same thing happened in the Southern Ocean to the other pole, with serious collateral damage to the heavy weight spinnaker.
You will find downwind sailing under that huge spinnaker exciting.
This was altered in 1928 to the current spruce Bermudan rig with the symmetric spinnaker being adopted in 1969.
Dolly Mixture 1972 This design has a V section hull with a very wide transom for spinnaker reaching in strong winds.
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Spinnaker chutes won the first race of the day against Papercourt Restronguet Rats then trounced Papercourt Pirates.
Of course if you have a spinnaker in the chute it stops the water getting in !
However, we have to keep a constant eye on the spinnaker pole, which has developed a mind of its own.
All that was missing was a spinnaker sail to assist us up the steep Down Uplands.
Then we had the problem that we were only rigged with single spinnaker sheets.Advertisement
The chute works - although I am told spinnaker bags are better.
But not their spinnaker work - the race officer had decided that the conditions were too severe for them to be deployed.
The usually competitive Contender of Mark Robinson was stymied by a lack of spinnaker in conditions where large sail plans were fastest.
Mast End of spinnaker downhaul This is attached to the becket of a small block.
A poor spinnaker gybe allowed Rahier back into second place and a provisional championship win.Advertisement
We then had to practice spinnaker gybes on the whistle, if you please!
The spinnaker halyard is used to lift the jib to a halyard lock.
Echo took fourth place but Bertie retired after losing her spinnaker halyard up the mast.
The newest merlins all had a loose spinnaker pole which fitted cozily under the foredeck.
The Spinnaker Tower is a striking new seamark, soaring 170 meters above Portsmouth Harbor, offering visitor spectacular views from a great height.Advertisement
It is unseamanlike for a yacht to hoist a spinnaker in the congested waters above the College of Maritime Studies jetty.
The wind shifted and we took a heading heading slightly toward Brixham before dropping the spinnaker, hardening up and making for Dartmouth.