yacht·​ing ˈyä-tiŋ How to pronounce yachting (audio)
: the action, fact, or pastime of racing or cruising in a yacht

Examples of yachting in a Sentence

We went yachting over the weekend.
Recent Examples on the Web And unlike yachting, island hopping with Hoper isn’t reserved for the one percent: One-way fares are reasonably priced from 160 to 350 euros. Skye Sherman, Travel + Leisure, 26 June 2024 The problem is that Below Deck is a show about people who are in yachting and think that doing reality television will be a silly lark. Brian Moylan, Vulture, 1 Apr. 2024 The weight of the yachting industry’s contribution to Italy’s gross domestic product rose 2.9 percent in 2021 to 3.23 percent in 2022, and has been on a steady uptick since 2013, rising sharply in the last two years, according to the association. Sofia Celeste, WWD, 16 June 2024 Founded in 2020, Sunreef has been at the forefront of sustainable yachting for over 20 years. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 13 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for yachting 

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Word History

First Known Use

1836, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of yachting was in 1836

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“Yachting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yachting. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition


: the sport of racing or cruising in a yacht

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