pleasure craft

(redirected from Pleasure boats)
Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pleasure craft - a large motorboat that has a cabin and plumbing and other conveniences necessary for living on boardpleasure craft - a large motorboat that has a cabin and plumbing and other conveniences necessary for living on board
motorboat, powerboat - a boat propelled by an internal-combustion engine
References in classic literature ?
Of course; an excellent vessel, light and insubmersible, that serves either as a fishing or as a pleasure boat.
My floating coffin was many things in turn; a railway carriage, a pleasure boat on the Thames, a hammock under the trees; last of all it was the upper berth in a not very sweet-smelling cabin, with a clatter of knives and forks near at hand, and a very strong odor of onions in the Irish stew.
The river was still well wide and deep enough for a pleasure boat so small as theirs; but the curves of the country-side suggested that it was closing in on either hand; the woods seemed to be making broken and flying attempts at bridge-building--as if the boat were passing from the romance of a valley to the romance of a hollow and so to the supreme romance of a tunnel.
Marine Products Corporation (NYSE: MPX) designs, manufactures and distributes premium-branded Chaparral sterndrive, jet drive and outboard pleasure boats, and Robalo offshore sport fishing boats.
Product shall be appropriate for use in pleasure boats
Two pleasure boats overturned Saturday in separate incidents in waters off Niigata Prefecture, killing all six anglers aboard, police and witnesses said.
Private pleasure boats are said to be charging up to [euro]800 to ferry people into Lebanon from Cyprus, but officials say that shipping law forbids unlicensed craft being used for commercial purposes for safety reasons.
The RNLI yesterday revealed that voluntary crews were called out 922 times - 242 from people on pleasure boats which ran out of fuel.
com) has now resulted in the exciting commercial launch of the worldwide first serial Hybrid Propulsion System for pleasure boats at "Boot DA1/4sseldorf" in January 2008.
The ship that Hitler's airforce couldn't sink has been scuppered by Europe's bureaucrats, and all because the distance from Scarborough to Whitby is 17 nautical miles, two miles longer than Europe allows pleasure boats to travel.
The ship that Hitler's air force couldn't sink has been scuppered by Europe's bureaucrats and all because the distance from Scarborough to Whitby is 17 nautical miles, two miles longer than Europe allows pleasure boats.
Above-the-waterline parts on pleasure boats can now have the same "Class A" glossy finish as automotive exterior body panels.