yachtsman : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a person who owns or sails a yacht
- His son, Robert, an internationally famed yachtsman, also had a five-year consulting contract, at $15,000 annually.
- America's leading yachtsman, he skippered the Resolute to victory over the late Sir Thomas Lipton's Shamrock IV in the 1920 America's Cup races, at the age of 73 brought off an .
- He wore the standard summer garb of the well-dressed Riviera yachtsmangrey flannel slacks, navy blue jacket and white yachting cap.
- Dean Barker in The Australian
When in 1976 I decided to stop my career as an athlete (he was a three-time Olympic yachtsman) aged 34 I went to see the president of our National Olympic Committee (NOC) and he said come on board as an athletes representative. Things can happen... Jacques Rogge http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacques_Rogge&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNErrbISWdVSaoYVo9ZKzf1qg1suqw AFP http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5iSd92PwP2fBQHUcmC1wI-XmYMetw&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFdtGrUirQuDhmWNN3PdiDh5wTnUA Aug 14, 2009
111640 146415 yachtsman New Zealand skipper Dean Barker said: Jacques Rogge is a keen yachtsman, I think he's competed at three Games - he's an interesting guy to talk to."
- Peter de Savary in Times Online
Peter de Savary describes himself on his website as an "entrepreneur, yachtsman, environmentalist, and Club aficionado".