Yacht vs. Catamaran

Yacht vs. Catamaran — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Yacht and Catamaran

Yachtnoun

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

Catamarannoun

A boat with two parallel hulls or floats, especially a light sailboat with a mast mounted on a transverse frame joining the hulls.

Yachtverb

To sail, cruise, or race in a yacht.

Catamarannoun

A raft of logs or floats lashed together and propelled by paddles or sails.

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 twin-hulled ship or boat.

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Yachtnoun

Any vessel used for private, noncommercial purposes.

Catamarannoun

A quarrelsome woman; a scold.

Yachtverb

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

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.

Yachtnoun

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

Catamarannoun

(obsolete) An old kind of fireship.

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Yachtverb

travel in a yacht

Catamarannoun

a sailboat with two parallel hulls held together by single deck