Definition of Racing yacht
1. Noun. An expensive vessel propelled by sail or power and used for cruising or racing.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Racing Yacht
Literary usage of Racing yacht
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... of the Second Linear Rating rule—to suggestions that m the future every class-racing yacht should be built according to a fixed table of scantlings, ..."
2. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"The designing and construction of a racing yacht require no small amount of ... The speed of a racing yacht of given size may be regarded as the result of ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... of the Second Linear Rating rule—to suggestions that in the future every class-racing yacht should be built according to a fixed table of scantlings, ..."
4. A Manual of Yacht and Boat Sailing by Dixon Kemp, Brooke Heckstall-Smith (1900)
"The number of the ordinary standing crew given for a racing yacht is in excess of what a cruising yacht would carry, but as the spars, sails, ..."
5. Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes (1895)
"There is no need to spend time in tracing the evolution of the racing yacht, but it is curious to compare the type now in vogue with that of a quarter of a ..."