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A small boat propelled partially or wholly by sail.
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a boat having sails as its principal means of propulsion.
sail′boat`er, n.
sail′boat`ing, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sailboat - a small sailing vesselsailboat - a small sailing vessel; usually with a single mast
catamaran - a sailboat with two parallel hulls held together by single deck
catboat - a sailboat with a single mast set far forward
centerboard, centreboard, drop keel, sliding keel - a retractable fin keel used on sailboats to prevent drifting to leeward
sailing ship, sailing vessel - a vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts
sharpie - a shallow-draft sailboat with a sharp prow, flat bottom, and triangular sail; formerly used along the northern Atlantic coast of the United States
trimaran - a fast sailboat with 3 parallel hulls
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thuyền buồm


[ˈseɪlbəʊt] n (US)bateau m à voiles, voilier m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005


مَرْكَبٌ شِرَاعِيّ plachetnice sejlbåd Segelboot ιστιοπλοϊκό velero purjevene bateau à voiles jedrilica barca a vela ヨット 범선 zeilboot seilbåt żaglówka barco a vela, barco à vela парусное судно segelbåt เรือใบ yelkenli thuyền buồm 帆船
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There are men who sail boats on the Round Pond, such big boats that they bring them in barrows and sometimes in perambulators, and then the baby has to walk.
He added: "a sailing club heading out of Peterhead marina and a number of small sail boats with teenagers on board overturned.
"EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour teams enjoyed excellent sailing conditions in the historic maritime city of Sur, Oman," Oman Sail said, adding that the clost to 30-mile coastal battle with the Diam 24 sail boats, as well as six rounds of stadium racing.