a large sail that is a cross between a genoa and spinnaker
A gennaker is hoisted without a pole and the tack attached at the bottom of the headstay.
gen(oa) + (spin)maker
[juh-nahr-oh; Italian jen-nah-raw] /dʒəˈnɑr oʊ; Italian dʒɛnˈnɑ rɔ/ noun 1. San [san;; Italian sahn] /sæn;; Italian sɑn/ (Show IPA), .
a garden of riches. (1.) A town of Naphtali, called Chinnereth (Josh. 19:35), sometimes in the plural form Chinneroth (11:2). In later times the name was gradually changed to Genezar and Gennesaret (Luke 5:1). This city stood on the western shore of the lake to which it gave its name. No trace of it remains. […]
[jen-oh-uh] /ˈdʒɛn oʊ ə/ noun, (sometimes initial capital letter) Nautical. 1. a large jib for cruising and racing yachts, overlapping the mainsail. [jen-oh-uh] /ˈdʒɛn oʊ ə/ noun 1. a seaport in NW Italy, S of Milan. /ˈdʒɛnəʊə/ noun 1. (yachting) a large triangular jib sail, often with a foot that extends as far aft as […]
- Genoa cake
noun 1. a rich fruit cake, usually decorated with almonds