1 a vessel propelled by sail or power, used esp. for pleasure cruising, racing, etc.
2 short for →
sand yacht →
3 intr to sail or cruise in a yacht (C16: from obsolete Dutch jaghte, short for jahtschip, from jagen to chase + schip ship)
n a sailing craft having a cross-shaped frame with a cockpit and runners for travelling over ice, (Also called)
n a wheeled boat with sails, built to be propelled over sand, esp. beaches, by the wind
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