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  • n. Plural form of yacht.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of yacht.


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  • The word yachts, printed in bold letters in the return address, caught her eye.


  • But the problem is some are sailing around in yachts, and the harder the rest of us row, the bigger those yachts get.

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  • In its season, Monte Carlo attracted the super-rich Americans traveling over in yachts, widows both wealthy and on the prowl, and so many Russian princes and Grand Dukes that it seemed the court of St. Petersburg was replicated many miles (or versts to the Russians) away.

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  • My field of expertise is not in flight aerodynamics but in sailboat aerodynamics and in aquadynamics, the design of yachts in other words; my current interest being ocean-going outrigger canoes, which usually have simpler rigs than a solid wing.

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  • Pricing power is huge, since the yachts are a genuinely scarce luxury.

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  • "You know the kind of kit they have and how big they are, and they keep getting bigger and bigger?" he said, referring to yachts of the rich and famous.

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  • Due to space restrictions in Las Palmas marina at the start of the rally, ARC 2010 currently has an upper limit of 215 yachts, which is likely to be reached in April.

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  • He still calls his yachts Ragamuffin even though his current carbon-fiber TP-52 bears little resemblance to the timber original.

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  • The leisure boating segment in India is estimated at around 500 units of both boats and yachts, which is between Rs 500 and Rs 800 crore per annum.


  • Not so for the big yachts, meaning those over 80-feet long.

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