sail·​board | \ ˈsāl-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce sailboard (audio) \

Definition of sailboard

: a modified surfboard having a mast mounted on a universal joint and sailed by one person standing up

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sailboarder \ ˈsāl-​ˌbȯr-​dər How to pronounce sailboard (audio) \ noun
sailboarding \ ˈsāl-​ˌbȯr-​diŋ How to pronounce sailboard (audio) \ noun

Examples of sailboard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And membership in Berkeley’s Cal Sailing Club ($120 for three months or $375 per year) includes unlimited sailing lessons and use of the club’s sailboats and sailboards. Jackie Burrell, The Mercury News, "So you want to go boating in the Bay Area? Here’s how to get out on the water," 22 Sep. 2019 No registration is required for small sailboats without a motor (less than 12 feet long), a sailboard or manually powered watercraft like a kayak or canoe. Grace Connatser, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Can you drink beer and boat in Wisconsin? 5 things you need to know about the law.," 1 July 2019 Each of Windstar’s six small sailing ships (149–310 guests) has a water sports platform that deploys complimentary Jet-Skis, sailboards, kayaks, water skis, Hobi-Cats and snorkeling gear. Mark Childress, WSJ, "The Debate Over Cruise Vacations: Wonderful or Torturous?," 14 Aug. 2018 Exempt vessels include kayaks, canoes, rafts, belly boats, windsurfers, paddle boards, sailboards, float tubes, and inner tubes. Colorado Parks & Wildlife, The Denver Post, "Colorado fishing report for week of June 11, 2017," 11 June 2017

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First Known Use of sailboard

1962, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sailboard was in 1962

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“Sailboard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of sailboard

: a flat board that has a sail and that you stand on to ride over the surface of water : a board that is used for windsurfing

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