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sail·board

 (sāl′bôrd′)
n.
A modified surfboard having a single sail mounted on a mast that pivots on a ball joint, ridden while standing up.
intr.v. sail·board·ed, sail·board·ing, sail·boards
To ride on a sailboard; windsurf.

sail′board′er n.

sailboard

(ˈseɪlˌbɔːd)
n
(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) the craft used for windsurfing, consisting of a moulded board like a surfboard, to which a mast bearing a single sail is attached by a swivel joint

sail•board

(ˈseɪlˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd)

n.
a windsurfing board having a mount for a sail, a daggerboard, and a small skeg.
[1960–65, Amer.]
sail′board`er, n.
sail′board`ing, n.
Translations
راكِب الأمواج، مُتَزَلِّج على المَوْج
surf
sejlbræt
jadralna deska
yelkenli sörf

sailboard

[ˈseɪlbɔːd] Nplancha f de windsurf

sail

(seil) noun
1. a sheet of strong cloth spread to catch the wind, by which a ship is driven forward.
2. a journey in a ship. a sail in his yacht; a week's sail to the island.
3. an arm of a windmill.
verb
1. (of a ship) to be moved by sails. The yacht sailed away.
2. to steer or navigate a ship or boat. He sailed (the boat) to the island.
3. to go in a ship or boat (with or without sails). I've never sailed through the Mediterranean.
4. to begin a voyage. The ship sails today; My aunt sailed today.
5. to travel on (the sea etc) in a ship. He sailed the North Sea.
6. to move steadily and easily. Clouds sailed across the sky; He sailed through his exams; She sailed into the room.
ˈsailboard noun
a windsurfer.
ˈsailing noun
the activity or sport of navigating a ship or boat that has sails. Sailing is one of his hobbies.
sailing-
having a sail or sails. sailing-boat.
ˈsailor noun
a member of a ship's crew whose job is helping to sail a ship.
in full sail
with all the sails spread. The ship was in full sail.
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When you go inverted, and an updraft gets you, it's like you're on a sailboard.
Quintin, the 1987 and 1990 Windsurfer world champ, campaigned for the Olympics in the Mistral sailboard until 1996 with some winning results and is Head of the Territorial Olympic and Sports Committee.
Joining David in welcoming surfers and media from around the world at the opening ceremony, Carlo Dallo Vedova, RS: X class president, presented two golden pins to Neil Pryde, designer of the RS: X sailboard, and H E Maitha al Mahrouqi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Tourism and chairwoman of Oman Sail, in appreciation of their support.
As I intoned that mantra, I, like Wulf on her sailboard, experienced instantaneous success.
Outside the United States, there were over 100 sailboard makers, and in 1982 a single sail manufacturer had sold 340,000 sails worldwide (Pryde, 2010).
Ten-year-old Becky Schroeder invented The Glow Sheet, Frank Epperson was only 11 when he invented the Popsicle[R] (originally called the "Epp-sicle"), and the "godfather of windsurfing," Peter Chilvers, was 12 when he created the very first sailboard.
I helped jumpstart Boardsports' snowboarding business - it used to be a surf and sailboard shop.
Both Redcar lifeboats were launched within seven minutes of the call after the windsurfer, from Nunthorpe, was spotted clinging to his disabled sailboard.
Three years ago, a man in his early 30s visited a sailboard store in Yokohama's Kanazawa Ward facing the Bay of Tokyo.
Known among previous participants as simply 'Lake Forest' this symposium was held every three years from 1982 to 1997 at Lake Forest College, but there has been a nine-year gap since its prime mover, Prof Tung Jeong, retired (despite being young enough to take his sailboard out regularly on Lake Michigan
Built on a natural plateau on a waterfront bluff, the location drove the design of this kayak and sailboard shed in two ways.
The whole trip and Beth's success so far has all been possible thanks to David LLoyd Leisure, Kirkby, Marine Lake Surf Tech and Southport Sailboard Association.