Definition of yachtsman
: a person who owns or sails a yacht
Recent Examples of yachtsman from the Web
Those volunteers — such as Adam Belshe, a 51-year-old surfer and yachtsman from Plantation — happily promote the sport by giving free clinics in their area.
Waning are the days of billowing spinnakers and yachtsmen in striped ties and blue blazers.
These new sailors aren’t in the mold of American legend Dennis Conner: expert yachtsmen with physiques more suited to boardrooms than locker rooms....
In one notorious case, pirates fatally shot Sir Peter Blake, the world champion yachtsman from New Zealand, in 2001.
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YACHTSMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of yachtsman for English Language Learners
: a man who owns or sails a yacht
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