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Sailing boat   /sˈeɪlɪŋ boʊt/   Listen
Sailing boat

A small sailing vessel; usually with a single mast.  Synonym: sailboat.

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"Sailing boat" Quotes from Famous Books

... when the holidays begin next week?"—this with a rueful expression. "Why, we were to have a sailing boat, and old Norris the sailor and his boy are to ...
— A Crooked Path - A Novel • Mrs. Alexander

... the Kungla country, where musicians of all sorts were welcomed and highly paid; but where it was, or how it was reached, he could not recollect, however hard he thought. In despair, he wandered along the coast, hoping to see some ship or sailing boat that would take him where he wished to go, and at length he reached the town of Narva, where several merchantmen were lying at anchor. To his great joy, he found that one of them was sailing for Kungla in a few days, and he hastily went on ...
— The Crimson Fairy Book • Various

... coherent nor credible. On the other hand, the tradition of an English family avers that a Devonshire gentleman was asked by an important personage in France to succour an unnamed lady who was being smuggled over in a sailing boat to our south-west coast. Another gentleman, not unknown to history, actually entertained this French angel unawares, not even knowing her name, and Jeanne, when she departed for London, left a miniature of herself ...
— Historical Mysteries • Andrew Lang

... for I could not understand how I came to be lying in the bottom of a little sailing boat with my ...
— The Pilots of Pomona • Robert Leighton

... so far in this punt," he said, "and my sailing boat is up at the village quay, more than a ...
— Jeanne of the Marshes • E. Phillips Oppenheim

... Southwold lifeboat—a large sailing boat, esteemed one of the finest in the kingdom, but not on the self-righting principle—went out for exercise, and was running before a heavy surf with all sail set, when she suddenly ran on the top of a sea, turned ...
— Battles with the Sea • R.M. Ballantyne

Words linked to "Sailing boat" :   catboat, drop keel, sailing vessel, sailing ship, centreboard, sharpie, sliding keel, centerboard, trimaran, catamaran

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