yacht club

noun

Definition of yacht club 

: a club organized to promote and regulate yachting and boating

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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 The fireworks will be launched off a barge at the mouth of Marblehead Harbor, making the show visible from Fort Sewall, Chandler Hovey Park, and Crocker Park, as well as from yacht clubs and residences around the harbor. Zipporah Osei And Julia Preszler, BostonGlobe.com, "Where to have fun for the Fourth," 27 June 2018 The story behind the actual Queen's Cup trophy is a source of pride for the yacht club. Lori Nickel, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "In its 80th running, Queen's Cup sailboat race still providing plenty of thrills, challenges," 23 June 2018 The Hamptons has a host of marinas and yacht clubs for boaters who don’t have private docks, but only those in Sag Harbor and Montauk can accommodate mega-yachts of more than 100 feet. New York Times, "For Some in the Hamptons, It’s Not a Home Without a Dock," 18 May 2018

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First Known Use of yacht club

1834, in the meaning defined above

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