Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of cruising chute in English:
A type of spinnaker that is designed to be more stable but less efficient than a normal spinnaker.
- The genoa is roller reefed and a large cruising chute provides power in downwind light conditions.
- On the last jibe as we headed into the inlet, we hoisted the cruising chute and felt the boat accelerate.
- We also had a cruising chute but this seemed to be too small to make much of a difference.
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