yacht club


Definition of yacht club

: a club organized to promote and regulate yachting and boating

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Shelter Island Heights, for instance, the neighborhood near the North Ferry terminal, has frilly Victorians sunning themselves on hillsides overlooking the harbor and yacht club. Julie Lasky, New York Times, "Shelter Island, N.Y.: A Paradise That Has Its Challenges," 16 May 2018 In 2012, the yacht club opened itself up to the public. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "This Secret Floating Bar in New York City Harbor Is the Best Place to Enjoy Summer," 25 May 2017 While 600 people live on the islands, the majority of visitors are day trippers who come to enjoy the beaches, parks, gardens, yacht clubs, cafés, and a small amusement park for children. Stefanie Waldek, Condé Nast Traveler, "16 Best Things to Do in Toronto," 27 June 2018 Ray Emery, a talented but mercurial goaltender who played for four NHL teams over 11 seasons, drowned early Sunday while swimming at a yacht club in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Fox News, "Former NHL goalie Ray Emery drowns at age 35," 15 July 2018 Indeed, Jake Keller, assistant harbormaster at Sag Harbor, said 150-foot yachts are commonplace in the public docks and private yacht clubs and marinas. Josh Peter, USA TODAY, "Tiger Woods' yacht emerges as celebrity during U.S. Open week in New York," 13 June 2018 In 2015 and 2016, Sears sailed it along the West and East Coasts as an America’s Cup ambassador, giving talks at yacht clubs along the way. Diane Bell, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Yacht America provides unusual way to see movies on the move," 2 July 2018 Register at the skippers meeting 10 a.m. Wednesday or before July 4 at the yacht club, 1950 Harbor Drive North. Linda Mcintosh, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Statewide poster contest winners picked... community news," 29 June 2018 The boy was still not breathing by the time Haag motored the boat to a yacht club on the river’s eastern shore. Nancy Rommelmann, Good Housekeeping, "Amanda Stott-Smith Was a Loving Mother of 3. So Why Did She Try to Murder Her 2 Youngest Kids?," 29 June 2018

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First Known Use of yacht club

1834, in the meaning defined above

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