Definitions for "Spinnaker Pole"
Keywords:  headsail, yachts, spar, mast, pole
Also known as a 'Spinnaker Boom'. The spinnaker pole is a lightweight aluminium tube about 2.5m long, one end of it is attached to a ring on the forward edge of the mast, the other to a corner of the spinnaker. It is used to control and add stability to the spinnaker, and allows the foot of the sail to be held open. The spinnaker pole is normally stowed alongside the boom when not in use.
A spar used to help control a spinnaker or other headsail.
a structure which is used for the purpose of supporting the tack of the spinnaker in a substantially horizontal manner away from the mast