gennaker
noun Etymology: blend of genoa and spinnaker Date: 1983 a spinnaker sail having an asymmetrical shape

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  • Gennaker — (blau) Gennaker im Vergleich zum Spinnaker (rechts) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gennaker — A gennaker is a recently developed sail used when sailing downwind; it can be described as a cross between a genoa and a spinnaker. It is asymmetric like a genoa, but the gennaker is not attached to the forestay. The gennaker is rigged like a… …   Wikipedia

  • Gennaker — Un gennaker (la voile en bleu). Sur un voilier, le gennaker est une voile d avant intermédiaire entre le génois et le spinnaker asymétrique. Son nom vient de la contraction de l appellation de ces deux voiles. Le gennaker est comme le spinnaker… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • gennaker — ˈjenə̇kə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: blend of Genoa jib and spinnaker : a spinnaker sail having an asymmetrical shape * * * gennaker /jenˈə kər/ (nautical) noun A sail that combines the features of a genoa and a spinnaker, used for sailing downwind …   Useful english dictionary

  • gennaker — noun A sail having characteristics of a genoa and a spinnaker …   Wiktionary

  • gennaker — gen·na·ker s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS mar. vela di forma e impiego intermedi tra il genoa e lo spinnaker, per andature comprese tra il lasco e il traverso con molti cambi di mura {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: sec. XX. ETIMO: incrocio di genoa …   Dizionario italiano

  • gennaker — {{hw}}{{gennaker}}{{/hw}}s. m. inv.  (pl.  ingl. gennakers ) (mar.) Vela di forma e impiego intermedio tra il genoa e lo spinnaker …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • gennaker — gen·na·ker …   English syllables

  • gennaker — /ˈdʒɛnɪkə/ (say jenikuh) noun an asymmetrical spinnaker sail. Also, genniker. {blend of genoa and spinnaker} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Blister (Segel) — Gennaker (blau) Gennaker im Vergleich zum Spinnaker (rechts) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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