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Old 11-05-2014, 19:53   #1
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Where does the name Genoa come from?

And no one say Genoa What is the etymology?
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Re: Where does the name Genoa come from?

In 1926 Raimondo Panario, a well known Italian sailmaker, created a jib to be used during the Genoa (Italy) winter races. It was named after the city it was first used in.


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Re: Where does the name Genoa come from?

For further reading: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genoa_(sail)


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