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  • noun Alternative spelling of yachty.

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Examples

  • To a non-yachtie like me, the intricacies of the sport are a mystery, but television coverage of what could seem slower than a Paul Collingwood rearguard innings, has been greatly enhanced by the use of computer graphics, which brought it to life, told me the race situations, and generally unravelled things.

    The Ashes 2010: Virtual Eye takes old battle into an uncertain new age

  • I had been wanting to get back to the reef where I had been wrecked, seeking a passage on a yacht, but there hadn't been a yachtie heading that way.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • Six weeks ago Leah had heard on the yachtie grapevine in Darwin that the owner of The Zephyr wanted a female deck-hand, someone young and attractive who knew about sailing boats and who could handle the hostessing part of the job.

    Fugitive Bride

  • "On any given vessel you might find a teacher, a doctor, an investment banker, or a leather-skinned yachtie who travels from festival to festival."

    CNN.com

  • On any given vessel you might find a teacher, a doctor, an investment banker, or a leather-skinned yachtie who travels from festival to festival

    CNN.com

  • He added that the island is now in "full yachtie season," when boats that are cruising around the Pacific often visit its harbor.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Friends of missing yachtie Paul Van Rensburg are "shattered" that a search of his yacht this morning failed to find any sign of him.

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

  • To think that such conditions are at their max for the world's most prestigious yacht race when we're talking of wind strengths in the high teens is something that's difficult to accept, unless of course you're an ice yachtie in which case it's a howling gale.

    YBW News

  • Friends of missing yachtie Paul van Rensburg were desperate last night for news of his fate after his boat was found drifting with ripped sails off the Chatham Islands.

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

  • Friends of missing yachtie Paul Van Rensburg are "shattered" that a search of his yacht this morning failed to find any sign of him.

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

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