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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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45am, the crew had to dash when they were called to assist a 17-foot motor boat off Friars Bay.
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.
The motor boat ignored a series of non-lethal warnings as the ship approached the Rappahannock, in the waters near the UAE port of Jebel Ali, US Naval Forces Central Command said in a statement.
State Marine Board Director Paul Donheffner signed the document requiring him to initiate administrative rulemaking with the goal of adopting the gas-powered motor boat and float plane ban.
Islanders on Coll are having to rely on a motor boat for their daily bread and milk supplies - at a cost of pounds 500 a week to the taxpayer.
A report from the Philippine National Police (PNP) provincial office of Negros Oriental confirmed that the two cadavers that were found on board a motor boat at the seashore of Brgy.
THOUSANDS got a glimpse into the stylish world of boating yesterday at a classic car and motor boat rally.
AN overloaded motor boat crashed into a docked barge on the Moscow River in pre-dawn darkness yesterday, killing nine of the 16 people on board, officials said.
Tom Hoyt, one of Stewart's attorneys, said Stewart was satisfied with the ruling, which capped a challenge to a Waldo Lake motor boat ban that Stewart's late father, Stub, initiated in April 2001.
And plans are now in hand for the demolition of homes on Commercial Road and Salem Street, Jarrow, while land has been bought from Jarrow Motor Boat Club.
As bemused onlookers (and press photographers) watched Penn's pals crowd aboard the dodgy small motor boat, someone shouted at them: "How you going to fit anybody in you rescue?