yacht club


noun

an organization of yachtsmen and yachtswomen for the purpose of encouraging and directing the sport of yachting.

Nearby words

  1. yablonovy range,
  2. yablonovyy range,
  3. yacca,
  4. yacht,
  5. yacht chair,
  6. yachtie,
  7. yachting,
  8. yachtsman,
  9. yachtswoman,
  10. yack

Origin of yacht club

First recorded in 1830–40

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Examples from the Web for yacht club

  • The caretaker of the yacht-club house was also called, for the same object.

    Geoffrey Hampstead|Thomas Stinson Jarvis
  • So we went down to the yacht-club wharf to see about the boat that belonged to old Menendez—Rectus's Minorcan.

    A Jolly Fellowship|Frank R. Stockton
  • Then Terry saw the brass-trimmed tender heading out from the yacht-club float again.

    Creatures of the Abyss|Murray Leinster