yacht race

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Noun1.yacht race - a race between crews of people in yachts
boat race - a race between people rowing or driving boats
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"Supposing," she said, "that I cried off the yacht race to-day.
"I have come over with the Dalkeiths, ostensibly to see the yacht races. Really I have come to see you."
The talk soon centred down to business, though Guggenhammer had first to say his say about the forthcoming international yacht race and about his own palatial steam yacht, the Electra, whose recent engines were already antiquated.
PUERTO GALERA, Oriental Mindoro - GTS 43 Mandrake III took the overall win, beating 18 other sailboats, in the inaugural Hong Kong to Puerto Galera Yacht Race.
STANDARD Insurance Centennial V made a rousing debut by winning line honors in the inaugural 650-nautical mile Hong Kong to Puerto Galera (Mindoro) Yacht Race over the weekend.
This is Wendy Tuck's eleventh Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. She said: 'It's just extraordinary you can't make one mistake and in the light patch we had all the sails up and sails down.
For more than half a century, I have written about the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race for Australian and international media outlets.
A British sailor died after being swept overboard in the Southern Ocean during a round-the-world yacht race, organizers of the event announced Sunday.
AN amateur sailor who died after being swept into the Pacific Ocean while competing in a global yacht race has been laid to rest at sea.
Ms Young, 40, a company owner from London, is the second crew member to have died on the IchorCoal vessel during the Clipper Round The World Yacht Race.
A British sailor who died after being swept into the ocean while competing in a yacht race will be buried at sea, organisers said.
AN AIRMAN from Middlesbrough will swap the skies for the seas when he competes in a yacht race later this month.