- the practice or sport of sailing or voyaging in a yacht.
Origin of yachting
- a vessel used for private cruising, racing, or other noncommercial purposes.
- to sail, voyage, or race in a yacht.
Origin of yacht
Related Words for yachtingnavigational, seafaring, maritime, exploration, shipping, boating, rowing, sailing, marine, voyage, flying, aeronautics, seamanship, yachting, steerage, pilotage, steering, piloting, canoeing, drifting
Examples from the Web for yachting
Contemporary Examples of yachting
I heard the question right: Cannes is famous for its film festival, but also has a yachting festival in September.No Movie Stars, No Red Carpet, But Off-Season Cannes Is Still Magic
September 15, 2014
Historical Examples of yachting
The author and compiler of this work is the editor of "Yachting."Taxidermy
Leon Luther Pray
You say you are going to take her yachting, and that's she's a proud sort.Australia Revenged
Surely he was a handsome-looking fellow in his yachting suit.Frank Merriwell's Cruise
Burt L. Standish
"Why, I never knew that yachting could be300 so exciting," says Miss Hampton.Torchy, Private Sec.
Why, no man may know what may go forward in a yachting party.The Lady and the Pirate
- the sport or practice of navigating a yacht
- (as modifier)yachting clothes
- (intr) to sail or cruise in a yacht
Word Origin for yacht
1550s, yeaghe "a light, fast-sailing ship," probably from Norwegian jaght, from Middle Low German jacht, shortened form of jachtschip "fast pirate ship," literally "ship for chasing," from jacht "chase," from jagen "to chase, hunt," from Old High German jagon, from Proto-Germanic *jagojanan.