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sailboat

[′sāl‚bōt]
(naval architecture)
A boat fitted with one or more sails, and propelled by wind striking the sails.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Fifty-two sail boats were registered for the race, running from a yacht club on San Francisco Bay to the islands and back, about 60 miles round trip, Read said.
"One of the first things we did was put him in a sail boat and teach him how to sail, so that everything would be realistic," said producer Vince Landay.
The result is a beautiful presented tale of a young man's remarkable journey through the deepest, greatest bodies of water in a small sail boat. Inspired by the Native American tales of the "big water" and as exemplified in the famous "Hiawatha" saga poem of Longfellow, Gitchi Gumee showcases the adventurous young man's nautical sally into the all-knowing majesty of the open sea.
A judge fined an American physicist and ordered the government to seize his sail boat because he allegedly imported an ounce of marijuana into the Cayman Islands, reports AP (June 5,2000).
There is to be an Introduction to Sailing Open Day on Saturday, June 7, when members of the pub-lic will have an opportunity to experience some of the pleasure of taking to the water in a sail boat.
by Staff Reporter Musandam-Oman Sail boat capsized off the coast of Canada during its Transatlantic crossing from Quebec, Canada to Saint Malo in France.
When crews arrived they discovered a 12-foot sail boat on the back of a trailer well ablaze.
Greece: Greek authorities have arrested around 100 migrants without papers on a sail boat off the port of Astakos in the Ionian sea, harbour police said Wednesday.
He added: "a sailing club heading out of Peterhead marina and a number of small sail boats with teenagers on board overturned.