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motorboat

any boat powered by a motor

motorboat

[′mōd·ər‚bōt]
(naval architecture)
A boat propelled by an internal combustion engine or an electric motor. Also known as autoboat.
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The motor boats, he said were banned due to its hazards for causing pollution in
It makes sense that for every boater to learn the basics of boating safety before operating a motor boat.
| Olivia Allchorn, left, and Devon Harvey, both 14, admire an American Chris Craft 1961, at the Classic Car & Motor Boat display held in Cardiff Bay PICTURE: Richard Swingler
The event - organised by the Classic Motor Boat Association of Great Britain - saw the boats from across the UK on display on the harbour pontoons, before they jetted out to show off their moves on the waters of the Bay.
According to a separate report by the BBC, the US Navy in Bahrain, where the 5th Fleet is based, said in a statement that a security team on board the ship fired on a small motor boat after it disregarded warnings and "rapidly approached" the ship off Jebel Ali.
FIVE people were rescued from a motor boat which was adrift in the North Sea.
The state and federal governments agreed to set aside the issue of who owns the lake and work collaboratively to implement and enforce the motor boat ban to give visitors the tranquil "semiprimitive, nonmotorized" experience the Willamette National Forest has long envisioned there.
Crew on board a motor boat called Delfini called for help.
TURKEY Exclusive Escapes (020 8605 3500) offers seven nights' B&B ex- Manchester Aug 26 to Dalaman at pounds 650, incl flights, transfers, two full day sea cruises by motor boat and traditional gulet and luxury boutique accom high in mountains.
A MAN lost one leg and part of another in a horrific accident involving a motor boat and a jet ski yesterday.
It is understood the man in the motor boat was pulling a rubber craft with a friend on board at Youghal, Co Cork.
A Customs and Excise spokesman said: "Yacht and motor boat enthusiasts sailing around the UK coastline are in an ideal situation to identify and report any suspicious behaviour that may be caused by drug smuggling."