yachting
noun Date: 1836 the action, fact, or pastime of racing or cruising in a yacht

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  • yachting — [ jɔtiŋ ] n. m. • 1851; mot angl., de yacht ♦ Vieilli Pratique de la navigation de plaisance, et en particulier de la voile (cf. Sport nautique). ● yachting nom masculin Pratique de la navigation de plaisance, en particulier de la voile.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • yachting —    Yachting used to be known as ‘the sport of kings’ (possibly from Charles II’s having been presented with a ‘jacht’ by the Dutch East India Company in 1660). Prince Philip continued the royal tradition into the 1960s by sailing a Dragon class… …   Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • Yachting — is an activity involving boats. It may be racing sailing boats, cruising to distant shores, or day sailing along a coast.Yachting as a sportWhilst sailing s invention is prehistoric, racing sailing boats is believed to have started in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Yachting — Yacht ing, n. Sailing for pleasure in a yacht. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • yachting — YÁCHTING s.n. v. iahting. Trimis de LauraGellner, 25.07.2008. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • yachting — / jɑtiŋ/, it. / jɔt:ing/ s. ingl. [der. di (to ) yacht praticare lo sport velico ], usato in ital. al masch. (marin.) [pratica del navigare, intesa come attività sportiva e di svago] ▶◀ (disus.) marina lusoria, navigazione da diporto. ‖ vela …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • yachting — /ingl. jHtɪŋ/ s. m. inv. navigazione da diporto …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • yachting — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 7}}[wym. jachting]{{/stl 7}}{{stl 17}}ZOB. {{/stl 17}}{{stl 7}}jachting {{/stl 7}} …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • yachting — [yätiŋ] n. the action, sport, or recreation of sailing in a yacht …   English World dictionary

  • yachting — [[t]jɒ̱tɪŋ[/t]] N UNCOUNT Yachting is the sport or activity of sailing a yacht. ...the joys of yachting. ...the Olympic yachting regatta …   English dictionary

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