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Catamaran vs. Yacht

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Catamarannoun

A twin-hulled ship or boat.

Yachtnoun

A slick and light ship for making pleasure trips or racing on water, having sails but often motor-powered. At times used as a residence offshore on a dock.

‘Would you like to go sailing on my uncle’s yacht?’; ‘You are a true yachtsman! Are you a member of the local yacht club?’;

Catamarannoun

A quarrelsome woman; a scold.

Yachtnoun

Any vessel used for private, noncommercial purposes.

Catamarannoun

(obsolete) A raft of three pieces of wood lashed together, the middle piece being longer than the others, and serving as a keel on which the rower squats while paddling.

Yachtverb

(intransitive) To sail, voyage, or race in a yacht.

Catamarannoun

(obsolete) An old kind of fireship.

Yachtnoun

A light and elegantly furnished vessel, used either for private parties of pleasure, or as a vessel of state to convey distinguished persons from one place to another; a seagoing vessel used only for pleasure trips, racing, etc.

Catamarannoun

A kind of raft or float, consisting of two or more logs or pieces of wood lashed together, and moved by paddles or sail; - used as a surf boat and for other purposes on the coasts of the East and West Indies and South America. Modified forms are much used in the lumber regions of North America, and at life-saving stations.

Yachtverb

To manage a yacht; to voyage in a yacht.

Catamarannoun

Any vessel with twin hulls, whether propelled by sails or by steam; esp., one of a class of double-hulled pleasure boats remarkable for speed.

Yachtnoun

an expensive vessel propelled by sail or power and used for cruising or racing

Catamarannoun

A kind of fire raft or torpedo bat.

‘The incendiary rafts prepared by Sir Sidney Smith for destroying the French flotilla at Boulogne, 1804, were called catamarans.’;

Yachtverb

travel in a yacht

Catamarannoun

A quarrelsome woman; a scold.

Yacht

A yacht is a sailing or power vessel used for pleasure, cruising, or racing. There is no standard definition, so the term applies to such vessels that have a cabin with amenities that accommodate overnight use.

Catamarannoun

a sailboat with two parallel hulls held together by single deck

Catamaran

A catamaran () (informally, a ) is a multi-hulled watercraft featuring two parallel hulls of equal size. It is a geometry-stabilized craft, deriving its stability from its wide beam, rather than from a ballasted keel as with a monohull boat.

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