yacht club


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 Spithill’s team, BMW Oracle Racing, won the America’s Cup trophy for the yacht club in San Francisco in 2010, and the Oracle team successfully defended the title in a dramatic come-from-behind victory in 2013. Diane Bell Columnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Column: Eyes will be on the San Diego skipper in March America’s Cup," 26 Feb. 2021 The Republican Party of popular imagination is a thing of the yacht club, the rotary club, and the Episcopal Church. Christopher Caldwell, The New Republic, "Can There Ever Be a Working-Class Republican Party?," 8 Feb. 2021 The club held the Commodore’s Ball, an evening of dinner and dancing in cocktail attire, inside the yacht club Dec. 12. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, "Vaccine freezer, Christmas cheer, Iditarod trail switch: News from around our 50 states," 24 Dec. 2020 This year, Republican John Roth, a Traverse City yacht club manager, faces Democratic attorney Dan O'Neil, who lost to Inman by 349 votes in 2018. Paul Egan, Detroit Free Press, "Democrats expected to make gains in Michigan House elections. Could it end in a tie?," 27 Oct. 2020 After a fundraiser at a yacht club on Lake Erie on Thursday, Trump planned to raise money at a pair of events Saturday in the Hamptons on New York's Long Island, including one hosted by his eldest son. Jonathan Lemire, Star Tribune, "At his New Jersey golf club, Trump finds supportive audience," 8 Aug. 2020 Kaylee Remington reported there was limited access to all of the other marinas and yacht clubs. Cliff Pinckard, cleveland, "Gyms, pools and fitness centers can open today in Ohio: The Wake Up for Tuesday, May 26, 2020," 26 May 2020 The yacht club’s restaurant and marina were ripped in half by the barge last year. Jeanne Houck, Cincinnati.com, "Ludlow Bromley Yacht Club: See ya on land until river operations resume," 28 Apr. 2020 Similarly, members of yacht clubs or other boating clubs can still take their boats in and out of where they are moored, but the club's bar/restaurants will be closed, according to the governor's office. Phoebe Wall Howard, Detroit Free Press, "Here's how Whitmer's COVID-19 order impacts Michigan golf courses, private clubs," 17 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of yacht club

1834, in the meaning defined above

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5 Mar 2021

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“Yacht club.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yacht%20club. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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