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A man who owns or sails a yacht.


(ˈjɒtsmən) or feminine


n, pl -men or -women
(Nautical Terms) a person who sails a yacht or yachts
ˈyachtsmanˌship n


(ˈyɒts mən)

n., pl. -men.
a person who owns or sails a yacht.
yachts′man•ship`, n.
usage: See -man.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yachtsman - a person who owns or sails a yachtyachtsman - a person who owns or sails a yacht  
crewman, sailor - any member of a ship's crew
يَخْتي: صاحِب أو قائِد اليَخْت
e-r sem stundar siglingar


[ˈjɒtsmən] N (yachtsmen (pl)) → balandrista m, deportista m náutico


[ˈjɒtsmən] nnavigateur m, yachtman m, yachtsman m


n pl <-men> → Segler m


[ˈjɒtsmən] n (-men (pl)) → yachtsman m inv


(jot) noun
a boat or small ship, usually with sails, often with an engine, built and used for racing or cruising. We spent our holidays on a friend's yacht; (also adjective) a yacht race.
ˈyachting noun
the pastime of sailing in a yacht.
ˈyachtsman (ˈjots-) noun
a person who sails a yacht. a keen yachtsman.
yacht club
a club for yacht-owners.
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When NE1 found out that the trip had a fixed sailing route and couldn't divert to Newcastle, they were still keen for our yachtsmen to come to visit the new marina to experience what it, the city and the wider North East has to offer.
It is important that yachtsmen planning this sort of passage have adequate communications and log a passage plan with a shore contact.
Minister for North America Hugh Robertson welcomes US Coastguard s decision to resume the search for the four missing yachtsmen.
These awards recognise many yachtsmen and women from around the country, some of whom are icons of the sport, and some who participate in the sport of sailing just for the love of it," CYCA Commodore Howard Piggott said.
THE Queen's former yachtsmen yesterday carried out sea trials on the royal yacht Britannia's barge, which is to play a key part in th Diamond Jubilee.
Kyrgyz yachtsmen Ilya Ignatiev and Vladimir Soleny won the Royal race of 20 miles in Thailand, said the Sailing Federation of Kyrgyzstan.
It is understood that the yachtsmen are being towed to international waters.
FIVE British yachtsmen who were detained after apparently straying into Iranian waters have been released.
The official IRNA news agency said on Wednesday that the yachtsmen were released after an interrogation by Iranian authorities found "that their illegal entry was a mistake".
information on what his country were planning to do with the yachtsmen.
TWO exhausted yachtsmen were rescued yesterday after battling gale force conditions in the Irish Sea for 18 hours.