yacht club

noun

Definition of yacht club

: a club organized to promote and regulate yachting and boating

Examples of yacht club in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are several amusement parks, lakeside resorts and yacht clubs nearby. Helen Regan And Jinky Jorgio, CNN, "Desolate images from Taal Volcano show horses and cows buried in ash," 15 Jan. 2020 In the background, though, another officer can be heard noticing the upscale address on his ID and making a joke about a yacht club. Reis Thebault, Washington Post, "Police laughed and joked as he lost consciousness in handcuffs. Minutes later, he died.," 31 July 2019 The 11-year-old, whose name is not being released, was pronounced dead at the yacht club docks, authorities said. Adrian Rodriguez, The Mercury News, "Marin County boy killed in boating accident; father faces manslaughter charges," 16 Sep. 2019 The big picture for Shelter Island includes as many as 1,600 additional hotel rooms (there are 1,119 now), as well as public access paths around the perimeter of area yacht clubs. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Your pier or mine? La Playa docks are dredging up big controversy in this upscale Shelter Island area," 24 Aug. 2019 Register at skippers meeting at 10 a.m. Thursday or before Thursday at yacht club, 1950 Harbor Drive North. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Harrah’s awards $5,000 to San Diego Oasis," 1 July 2019 The Belvedere Police Department and Tiburon Fire Protection District paramedics arrived at the yacht club around 7 p.m. after Burillo reported that his 11-year-old son was injured and unconscious while his elder son was injured, The Ark reports. Joelle Goldstein, PEOPLE.com, "Tycoon Arrested After Both His Sons Are Thrown Off His Boat, Tragically Killing His 11-Year-Old," 16 Sep. 2019 Plus those public paths through the yacht clubs are just plain unfeasible, according to the San Diego Yacht Club and many of its members. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Your pier or mine? La Playa docks are dredging up big controversy in this upscale Shelter Island area," 24 Aug. 2019 Mention Newport, Rhode Island, and visions of Gilded Age mansions and preppy yacht clubs may follow. Marni Elyse Katz, BostonGlobe.com, "Millennials decorate their Newport home with a touch of beachy glam," 20 June 2019

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First Known Use of yacht club

1834, in the meaning defined above

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18 Jan 2020

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“Yacht club.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yacht%20club. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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