Definition of 'yacht'

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Their lavish lifestyles featured numerous overseas properties, wine collections and a luxury yacht. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At the same time he changed the training and technique for small boat yacht racing, realising that the fitter he was the faster he would go. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Although the racing yachts are considerably faster, they are reliant on wind and may have to take a longer route to use it to full advantage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At one table a European oil trader discussed plans for his departure to Miami aboard his own luxury motor yacht. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A Saudi prince brought six supercars to Barcelona on on his yacht and raced them on the grand prix circuit. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They think the only way to impress anyone is to buy a yacht. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There are rumours he will buy a yacht and sail around the world. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The hotel also has a luxury motor yacht for guests to use. Times, Sunday Times (2013)One is a racing yacht that has just been built. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There was no systematic collection of information about any aspect of small boats and yachts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Specialist products also include credit arrangements for buying yachts and small aircraft. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His yacht had its sails up but no one was on board. The Sun (2015)Many of those who will skipper their own yacht this summer have yet to lay hand on rudder in anger. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He is the only one who can fix it and there is no manual on how to sail an open racing yacht. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Oh, and she also races yachts. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He did not live on a luxury yacht in the Caribbean as your obituary suggests. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Royal is more luxury yacht than cruise ship. The Sun (2014)Out at sea, three huge motor yachts lay at anchor. The Sun (2014)More than 16,000 sailors will take part in the largest yacht race of its kind in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2014)After the ceremony lucky guests will be Sailing as they are whisked away to party on a luxury yacht away from prying eyes. The Sun (2007)Pleasure included two large yachts, which he raced on the Clyde. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He then borrowed a billionaire friend's motor yacht for a cruise off the coast of Malta. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Too small and light to face the open seas, it was once a great lord's pleasure yacht. Ben Nimmo IN FORKBEARD'S WAKE: Coasting Round Scandinavia (2003)

Synonyms of 'yacht'

boat, ship, cutter, sloop

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Translations for 'yacht'

British English: yacht /jɒt/ NOUN
A yacht is a large boat with sails or a motor, used for racing or for pleasure trips.
  • American English: yacht
  • Arabic: يَخْت
  • Brazilian Portuguese: iate
  • Chinese: 游艇
  • Croatian: jahta
  • Czech: jachta
  • Danish: yacht
  • Dutch: jacht schip
  • European Spanish: yate
  • Finnish: huvialus
  • French: yacht
  • German: Jacht
  • Greek: γιοτ
  • Italian: yacht
  • Japanese: ヨット
  • Korean: 요트
  • Norwegian: lystbåt
  • Polish: jacht
  • European Portuguese: iate
  • Romanian: iaht
  • Russian: яхта
  • Spanish: yate
  • Swedish: yacht
  • Thai: เรือใบสำหรับใช้ท่องเที่ยวหรือแข่งเรือ
  • Turkish: yat tekne
  • Ukrainian: яхта
  • Vietnamese: thuyền buồm


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