Tropical Spinnakers Inn

tropical spinnakers inn
  • (spinnaker) a large and usually triangular headsail; carried by a yacht as a headsail when running before the wind
  • A large three-cornered sail, typically bulging when full, set forward of the mainsail of a yacht when running before the wind
  • A spinnaker is a special type of sail that is designed specifically for sailing off the wind from a reaching course to a downwind, i.e. with the wind 90°–180° off the bow. The spinnaker fills with wind and balloons out in front of the boat when it is deployed, called flying.
  • (The Spinnaker (UNF newspaper)) The Spinnaker is the official student newspaper of the University of North Florida. The first issue was published August 17, 1977. The newspaper is published on a weekly basis during the school year, with new issues roughly once a month in the summer.
  • Of or involving a trope; figurative
  • relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator); "tropical islands"; "tropical fruit"
  • Resembling the tropics, esp. in being very hot and humid
  • Of, typical of, or peculiar to the tropics
  • characterized by or of the nature of a trope or tropes; changed from its literal sense
  • of weather or climate; hot and humid as in the tropics; "tropical weather"
  • A restaurant or bar, typically one in the country, in some cases providing accommodations
  • An establishment providing accommodations, food, and drink, esp. for travelers
  • Inns are generally establishments or buildings where travelers can seek lodging and, usually, food and drink. They are typically located in the country or along a highway.
  • Indium nitride is a small bandgap semiconductor material which has potential application in solar cells and high speed electronics.
  • hostel: a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers
tropical spinnakers inn - Sex, Lies
Sex, Lies & Spinnakers
Sex, Lies & Spinnakers
Novice sailors Vivian and Mitch Sanford are on the adventure of a lifetime with their longtime friends experienced cruisers Jill and Henry Fullerton, sailing their two boats down the U.S. West Coast to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and on to the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia. When Jill and Henry are murdered in Puerto Vallarta the evidence points to robbery and a pair of Mexican fishermen. While the fishermen await trial, sailboats are allowed to leave for foreign ports. Too late a missing journal convinces Mitch the fishermen are innocent. The real murderer is sailing away to paradise. He and Vivian have a decision to make: are they capable of crossing the Pacific Ocean and bringing their friends' killer to justice? This sexy, action-packed sea adventure takes you on a roller coaster ride that never lets up.

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Spinnaker Tower, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth - taken from Gosport
spinnaker tower, portsmouth waterfront

tropical spinnakers inn
tropical spinnakers inn
If Sticks Were Blades
Imagine a story about music that is prepared with a touch of romance, a pinch of drama, overlaid with passion, and then baked in a murder mystery that will keep readers guessing to the very end. "If Sticks Were Blades" is that kind of story revealed through the eyes of a musician. Groomed for jazz drumming from childhood, Mig Richards finds the course of his life altered forever after meeting a guitarist. This unwanted merger spawns a flurry of unexpected events in his life-a girl, a career, and a murder investigation that unveils a DNA secret that shakes his family to the very core.