yacht


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01. They sailed around the harbor in their [yacht] all Saturday afternoon.
02. They've gone [yachting] for the weekend in their friend's 40-foot sailboat.
03. He was the first Australian to win the round the world [yacht] race.
04. [Yachting] is an extremely expensive sport.
05. Lord Earl of Mountbatten was killed aboard his [yacht] by a bomb planted by the IRA.
06. We dove off the [yacht], and swam to the beach.
07. They cruised around the world aboard their 35-foot [yacht], and made money by giving boat tours to rich tourists.
08. F. Scott Fitzgerald once said, "I entertained on a cruising trip that was so much fun that I had to sink my [yacht] to make my guests go home."
09. The rich old couple spent their retirement years [yachting] around the French Riviera.
10. He called his boat a [yacht], but actually it was just a little motorboat.
11. The largest and most expensive luxury [yacht] in the world is owned by the Saudi Royal family, and is worth about 110 million dollars.
12. Fishing boats, luxury [yachts], and navy ships share the waters of Algeria's busiest port with vessels carrying goods from around the globe.
13. Apart from a few rich people who arrive by [yacht] or cruise ship, visitors to Mauritius must fly into the country.
14. In 1849, "Pearl of Bermuda" beat the American [yacht] "Brenda" in the world's first international [yacht] race.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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