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 (wô′tər-krăft′, wŏt′ər-)
1. Skill in boating, swimming, or other water-related sports.
a. A boat or ship.
b. (used with a pl. verb) Water vehicles considered as a group.


1. (Nautical Terms) a boat or ship or such vessels collectively
2. (Nautical Terms) skill in handling boats or in water sports


(ˈwɔ tərˌkræft, -ˌkrɑft, ˈwɒt ər-)

1. skill in boating and water sports.
2. a boat or ship.


Any vessel or craft designed specifically and only for movement on the surface of the water.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.watercraft - skill in the management of boatswatercraft - skill in the management of boats  
craftsmanship, workmanship, craft - skill in an occupation or trade
2.watercraft - a craft designed for water transportationwatercraft - a craft designed for water transportation
anchor, ground tackle - a mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
bareboat - a vessel (such as a yacht) that can be chartered without a captain or crew or provisions
bilge - where the sides of the vessel curve in to form the bottom
bilge keel - either of two lengthwise fins attached along the outside of a ship's bilge; reduces rolling
boat - a small vessel for travel on water
fore, prow, bow, stem - front part of a vessel or aircraft; "he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line"
clench, clinch - a small slip noose made with seizing
craft - a vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space
fishing boat, fishing smack, fishing vessel - a vessel for fishing; often has a well to keep the catch alive
galley - (classical antiquity) a crescent-shaped seagoing vessel propelled by oars
galley - a large medieval vessel with a single deck propelled by sails and oars with guns at stern and prow; a complement of 1,000 men; used mainly in the Mediterranean for war and trading
hull - the frame or body of ship
ice yacht, iceboat, scooter - a sailing vessel with runners and a cross-shaped frame; suitable for traveling over ice
patrol boat, patrol ship - a vessel assigned to patrol an area
rudder - (nautical) steering mechanism consisting of a hinged vertical plate mounted at the stern of a vessel
sailing ship, sailing vessel - a vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
shrimper - a vessel engaged in shrimping
strake, wale - thick plank forming a ridge along the side of a wooden ship
splashboard, washboard - protective covering consisting of a broad plank along a gunwale to keep water from splashing over the side
weather ship - an oceangoing vessel equipped to make meteorological observations
racing yacht, yacht - an expensive vessel propelled by sail or power and used for cruising or racing
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Tenders are invited for 10 - Sea Doo GTI SE 130 Personal Watercraft or equal item, 10 -Sea Doo GTI SE 130 Personal Watercraft covers or equal item (corresponding to watercrafts), 5 - Double Personal Watercraft trailers (corresponding trailers to watercrafts bid).
The Sea-Doo Spark is lighter, more fuel efficient, and costs less than other personal watercrafts on the market.
Owners have been told to bring along a number of valid documents to ensure a smooth registration process including copies of UAE identity cards; bill of sale (or any other proof of ownership); customs clearance certificates (if applicable); valid insurance policy for 13 months issued by a licensed insurer in the UAE, in addition to any other documents that the DoT may deem necessary for registration and licensing of personal watercrafts.
And while there are vast differences in the purchase price of watercrafts, agents who want to grow their businesses in the affluent marketplace can improve their successes by working with carriers to help navigate the softer market.
How the two personal watercrafts collided is still under investigation.
Towry said he and some friends have been camping in the area, and while they considered going elsewhere to ride personal watercrafts, they came back to Pyramid Lake anyway.
The company's flagship products, V-SEPT Powersports and V-Web SMART, support powersports dealers selling motorcycles, ATVs, personal watercrafts, snowmobiles, and lawn and garden products.
As written, the bill would ban about half the boats and all the personal watercrafts on Castaic Lake, Coash said.
The sponsorship includes docking systems and lifts for the demo site of all new Sea Doo personal watercrafts and sport boats.
One of the measures prohibits children under 16 from operating personal watercrafts or any vessel with an engine of 15 horsepower or greater without adult supervision.
Requiring several RHIB watercrafts for each range increases the total project by $7,200,000 approximating potential sales of $16 million, deliverable over next two years.
The Coleman canoe has been one of the most consistent selling watercrafts during the past year and increased sales to capture the top sport again this week.