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yachting

General Crossword Questions for “yachting”

  • Sailing sport
  • You start with a warning, if I were you, to be a sport

Encyclopedia

  • Soon, in England, custom-built racing "yachts" began to emerge. Meanwhile, yacht racing continued to evolve, with the development of recognised classes of racing yachts, from small dinghies up to huge maxi yachts. — “Yachting - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Ice yachting is the sport of sailing and racing iceboats, also called ice yachts. The Dutch ice yacht is a flat-bottomed boat resting crossways upon a planking about three feet wide and sixteen long, to which are affixed four steel. — “Ice yachting - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Yachts are different from working ships mainly by their leisure purpose, and it was not Yachting therefore became a purely recreational form of sailing with no commercial or. — “Yacht - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • He was utterly without that didactic pedantry which yachting has a fatal tendency to engender In men who profess it. — “The Riddle of the Sands” by Erskine Childers
  • She got over yachting men from Southampton, parsons from the Cathedral Close at Winchester, and officers from the barracks there. — “Vanity Fair” by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • He found at his hotel at Monte Carlo a telegram from Leonora, dispatched from London, saying; "Please return as soon as convenient." He could not understand why Leonora should have abandoned him so precipitately when she only thought that he had gone yachting with the Clinton Morleys. — “The Good Soldier” by Ford Madox Ford
  • Grandcourt heard with quietude, but with attention; and the next day he ordered Lush to bring about a decent reason for breaking up the party at Diplow by the end of another week, as he meant to go yachting to the Baltic or somewhere–it being impossible to stay at Diplow as if he were a prisoner on parole, with a set of people whom he had never wanted. — “Daniel Deronda” by George Eliot
  • Lenehan's yachting cap on the cadge beyond. — “Ulysses” by James Joyce

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