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Spinnaker meaning

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spinnaker - examples of usage

  1. Let me mention the newest of patent capstans- I put this into her myself- cabins panelled in teak and pitch- pine and cushioned with red morocco, two suits of sails, besides a big spinnaker that does not belong to her present rig, a serviceable dinghy- well, you can see for yourselves without my saying more, that, even to break up, she is worth quite double the money. - "The White Wolf and Other Fireside Tales", Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.
  2. If we were running, we could rig up a spinnaker, the fisherman answered; but the wind has come round three points. - "The Firm of Girdlestone", Arthur Conan Doyle.
  3. One can not nurse the pain even of a shattered heart when running before a stiff wind with the spinnaker set and an open sea ahead. - "The Stolen Singer", Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger.
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