asymmetrical spinnaker

noun
variants: or less commonly asymmetric spinnaker

Definition of asymmetrical spinnaker

:a spinnaker that has a forward edge that is longer than its after edge
  • Race director Randy Draftz said Saturday one of the Vipers was videotaped doing over 20 knots under its asymmetrical spinnaker
  • —Will Haynie, Post and Courier (Charleston, South Carolina)20 Apr. 2008

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First Known Use of asymmetrical spinnaker

1984


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