daysailor

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daysailor

(ˈdeɪˌseɪlə)
n
another name for dayboat
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Another award -winning yacht, the Oceanis 35 will be on display and is perennially popular for its versatility, available in Daysailer, Weekender or Cruiser mode, built specifically for an owner's needs.
A fifth generation Californian, she began sailing as an infant and remembers steering her family's 16-foot daysailer at the age of 3.
Entering college in 1971, she soon realizes that "becoming free of Aunt Peggy's sheltering rules during the dawn of women's liberation and the sexual revolution felt like being dropped in the middle of a turbulent ocean in a daysailer." She and several of her African American classmates celebrate being "young, gifted, and black." She ventures into a meeting of other mixed-race students, listens to their discourse, and leaves with a keener affirmation of her black identity.
Peter Tyack writes: "My parents had me sleeping in the sail bag of a daysailer in Manchester Harbor at seven months old, and I have always loved going to sea.
Whether in Daysailer, Weekender or Cruiser mode, the Oceanis 35 is a boat that is adaptable to different stages of life.
Designed as daysailer or weekender the Easy 9.7 is the same nimble hull as the Bavaria 33 with its two cabin layout that has enough living space to accommodate a family with ease.
The lean build--using vacuum-infused epoxy with localised carbon for strength, stiffness and stability--allows the company to claim a 15 to 20 percent weight saving over similar sized boats, while offering the same level of amenities as "Mediterranean-style daysailer yachts".
"Fast, easy to handle, stable and spacious, the Sydney 36CR serves as a comfortable cruiser, short-handed daysailer, family weekender and competitive racer," says Sydney Yachts.