yachtie

yachtie

(ˈjɒtɪ)
n
(Nautical Terms) informal Austral and NZ a yachtsman; sailing enthusiast
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And as Brittany Cooper reports, it's easier than ever for the well-informed yachtie to gain access to this pristine hideaway.
It's a good base for the beach at Slapton Sands or yachtie Kingsbridge Estuary.
I think a lot of it has to do with the weather this weekend, and also the price of gas," said Ron Bloom, a former yacht club commodore who was manning one of the committee boats with fellow yachtie Dave Brown.
But given the highly competitive nature of the grocery market, the self-confessed yachtie will not find it plain sailing.
It is an iconic yacht race, and every yachtie wants to win it.
I was dragged along to the dressage by my horse-mad sisters-in-law - and at the other end of the sporting spectrum was given a ticket by a yachtie friend who couldn't make the sailing in Weymouth that day.
On CNBC recently British millionaire yachtie Peter Harrison had this to say about his new $US24 million yacht:
Heading west, we hit the yachtie base of Newport in Rhode Island which was exactly that - a series of marinas filled with millions of dollars of expensive sailing craft and an overabundance of elderly American women, in one case all dressed in a clash of red and purple outfits, presumably so they could spot each other easily with their failing eyesight
Nautical taken too literally will bring a case of mistaken identity as a yachtie, but many of this season's offerings are much more feminine and quirky, and give a hint of nautical as well as a literal translation.
One of the highlights of being a yachtie rather than a landlubber was the freedom to drop anchor and dive into the underwater paradise to explore the coral and wrecks whenever we wanted.
Richard is not a yachtie, rather a motor boat owner, who is thrilled to share his piece of paradise," said Steel.
The posh locals will doubtless be glued to some yachtie going for gold in Athens.