keelboat keelboat

Definition(s):

  • (n) river boat with a shallow draught and a keel but no sails; used to carry freight; moved by rowing or punting or towing

Usage(s):

  1. Getting basic keelboat certification can involve as little as four days of combined classroom and sailing instruction, costing about $500.
  2. Hunting for a home in the wilderness, they reached Pittsburgh by post, floated down the Ohio River on a keelboat.

News

  • Junior Sailors Race In Twilight Regatta

    Big boat racing on Manhasset Bay Port Washington Yacht Club held its Eighth Annual Twilight Keelboat Regatta in August. Thunder and rain was intermittent during the daylight but the evening weather transpired with little trouble. The 7.7 mile race commenced in the early evening with four boats and its sailors whose ages ranged from 14 to 17. The junior sailors from Port Washington comprised of a ...
    on August 29, 2013     Source: Manhasset Press

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Quotes

  • "There is a really good group of talented young sailors at the moment. We are looking at ways of continuing our success and the Volvo Youth Keelboat scheme is one of those ways," said Ainslie. "It is not necessarily designed for Olympic...
    on Aug 1, 2005 By: Ben Ainslie Source: Sportinglife.com

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