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Xebec vs. Yacht — What's the Difference?

Xebec vs. Yacht — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Xebec and Yacht

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Xebec

A xebec ( or ), also spelled zebec, was a Mediterranean sailing ship that was used mostly for trading. Xebecs had a long overhanging bowsprit and aft-set mizzen mast.
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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.
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Xebec

A small three-masted Mediterranean vessel with both square and lateen sails.
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Yacht

Any of various relatively small, streamlined sailing or motor-driven vessels used for pleasure cruises or racing.
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Xebec

A small two-masted, and later three-masted, Mediterranean transport ship with an overhanging bow and stern.
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Yacht

To sail, cruise, or race in a yacht.
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Xebec

A small three-masted vessel, with projecting bow stern and convex decks, used in the Mediterranean for transporting merchandise, etc. It carries large square sails, or both. Xebecs were formerly armed and used by corsairs.
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Yacht

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.
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Yacht

Any vessel used for private, noncommercial purposes.
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Yacht

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

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.
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Yacht

To manage a yacht; to voyage in a yacht.
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Yacht

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

Travel in a yacht
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