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  • n. A yachtsman or yachtswoman
  • adj. of or relating to yachts


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Fiona would insist on going to Portofino, or St. Trop, or Sete, where one or other of her yachty friends would have a double berth just going begging, darling, do come, it'll be such fun.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • The Lucie was perhaps seventy feet long and a most attractive craft, with a hull yachty in appearance and of a type which could safely make long runs along the coast, a stanch, seaworthy boat, of course without the speed of the regularly designed yacht, but more than making up in comfort for those on board what was lost in that way.

    The War Terror

  • Despite his experience, the yachty refuses to give up sailing.

    Fiji Times Online - Local News

  • Man you are a real yachty now, hope that you managed a few pics ... we need proof. TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at

  • And it is indeed jolly cheery, packed with salty sea-dog pubs like The Victory, beach huts, cliffs rammed with fossils and marshy, yachty backwaters where you can spot the odd oystercatcher and resident seals.

    Phil Gyford (everything)

  • With only 23 miles between the Needles in the west and Sandown in the east, and roughly 13 miles between yachty Cowes in the north and the faded Victorian splendour of Ventnor in the south, everywhere feels easy to get to by car.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • What do you think would happen if the RN splattered two yachty types across half of the Indian Ocean with 20mm?

    Army Rumour Service

  • And then on to Cowes, via the most glorious sweeps of rounded green hills and lovely meadows - proper meadows, not just bare patches or big squares of yellow rape - and the fun of discovering the very charming and comfortable cottage, and then a long evening walk by the sea, with the sun setting and people milling about looking yachty and suntanned, heading for drinks and barbeques, and the sound of tinkling glasses and noisy laughter coming from pubs and clubs.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • "Flag it!" says I. "Twombley-Crane ain't a yachty person, at all.

    Shorty McCabe on the Job


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