sand yacht

sand yacht, sandˈ-yachting see under ↑yacht
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Main Entry:sand

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sand yacht,
a vehicle on three wheels with a mast and small sails, for racing before the wind on a beach or other sandy area; land yacht: »

The first attempt to cross the Sahara by sand yacht ended in success…when eight of the fragile craft arrived at the finish line (New York Times).

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n. a wind-driven three-wheeled vehicle with a sail, used for racing on beaches

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ˈsand yacht 7 [sand yacht sand yachts] noun
a small vehicle with a sail and no engine, that is used on beaches

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • sand-yacht — landˈ yacht or sandˈ yacht A wheeled boat with sails, for running on land, usu along sea beaches • • • Main Entry: ↑yacht …   Useful english dictionary

  • sand yacht. — See land yacht. [1910 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • sand yacht. — See land yacht. [1910 15] …   Useful english dictionary

  • sand yacht — noun a wind driven three wheeled vehicle with a sail, used for racing on beaches …   English new terms dictionary

  • sand-yachting — sand yacht, sandˈ yachting see under ↑yacht • • • Main Entry: ↑sand landˈ yachting or sandˈ yachting • • • Main Entry: ↑yacht …   Useful english dictionary

  • sand yachting — sand yachting, the sport of racing with a sand yacht …   Useful english dictionary

  • sand — n. & v. n. 1 a loose granular substance resulting from the wearing down of esp. siliceous rocks and found on the seashore, river beds, deserts, etc. 2 (in pl.) grains of sand. 3 (in pl.) an expanse or tracts of sand. 4 a light yellow brown colour …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sand Point, Ontario — Sand Point is a community in Ontario along the Ottawa River, roughly six miles to the west of Arnprior on the River Road. During the 1860s and early 1870s it was the terminus of the Canada Central Railway (subsequently acquired by the Canadian… …   Wikipedia

  • yacht — n. & v. n. 1 a light sailing vessel, esp. equipped for racing. 2 a larger usu. power driven vessel equipped for cruising. 3 a light vessel for travel on sand or ice. v.intr. race or cruise in a yacht. Phrases and idioms: yacht club a club esp.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • land-yacht — land yacht, land yachting see under ↑yacht • • • Main Entry: ↑land landˈ yacht or sandˈ yacht A wheeled boat with sails, for running on land, usu along sea beaches • • • Main Entry: ↑yacht …   Useful english dictionary

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