Examples of sailing in a Sentence
They're going sailing next week.
Recent Examples of sailing from the Web
Gilbert is a boating and sailing journalist, who also writes cookbooks, and has cooked for hungry crews on long-distance and racing trips.
The month before, White House officials trumpeted news of an aircraft carrier heading toward North Korea — at a time when the ship was in fact sailing in the opposite direction.
Happily Ever After will be pure smooth sailing from there.
Bermuda Emirates Team New Zealand won the America’s Cup on Monday, wresting control of the nearly 166-year-old sailing trophy from Larry Ellison’s Oracle Team USA and dealing a blow to the Silicon Valley tycoon’s revamp of the competition.
At 26, Burling becomes the youngest helmsman to win sailing’s greatest prize in a competition that dates to 1851.
Even then, the rope system was antiquated, supposedly a holdover from the days of sailing ships, when seamen adept at scrambling through the rigging of a man-of-war were employed to work backstage in theaters.
The Martha Lewis was launched in 1955, part of a fleet of similar wooden sailing vessels designed to dredge the Chesapeake Bay for oysters.
But Veronica and Betty's friendship is smooth sailing.
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First Known Use of sailing
before 12th century
SAILING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sailing for English Language Learners
: the sport or activity of traveling on water in a sailboat
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