mono·​hull ˈmä-nə-ˌhəl How to pronounce monohull (audio)
: a vessel (such as a sailboat) with a single hull compare multihull
monohulled adjective

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The 213-footer, aptly christened Origami, represents the first monohull support vessel in the Spanish yard’s fleet. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 5 Jan. 2023 The yacht’s monohull is made from carbon composite and features a deck structure with two cockpits for crew members. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 8 Sep. 2022 Catamarans typically offer more interior deck space than monohull yachts of a similar size. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 31 May 2022 According to Jones' Facebook page, the couple had been refreshing the wooden monohull sailboat at the Fort Monroe marina in Hampton before setting sail. Dennis Romero, NBC News, 22 June 2022 Sailboat charters from $150 in the eco monohull and up to $450 in a premium catamaran (average per person, per day, based on a party of six). Washington Post, 15 Apr. 2022 The SailGP series was set up as an alternative to the much slower sport of monohull racing, modeled after other professional franchise sports like the NFL and MLB with dedicated teams from different countries. Michael Verdon, Robb Report, 28 Mar. 2022 Depending on dates, a 57-foot monohull that sleeps eight for a week in Croatia's Dalmatian Coast will run between $15,000 and $32,000. David Lahuta, Condé Nast Traveler, 19 Oct. 2021 The 130-foot power cat, which goes by the name of Zeffiro, pairs a generous interior with an innovative design that gives even more benefits than a traditional monohull, according to ISA. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 30 Aug. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1967, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of monohull was in 1967

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Cite this Entry

“Monohull.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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