The word sailing is a noun. Sailing means (1) the departure of a vessel from a port, (2) the activity of flying a glider, (3) riding in a sailboat, (4) the work of a sailor.
Sailing is also an adjective that means (1) traveling by boat or ship.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word sailing.
Sailing yachts are also referred to as sailboats and include day sailers, weekenders, cruisers, and racers. Learn more about sailing yachts and find links to manufacturers and builders.
Visit this sailing instruction directory to find sailing instructors throughout the United States. The photograph on this page shows a sailing instructor conducting a sailing lesson on a sailing yacht.
There are many reasons why people choose sailboats over motorboats. Some like the idea of a boat that runs on wind and not gas and oil, while others like the technical aspect of sailing.
Satellite phones are mobile phones that communicate via orbiting satellites. Satellite communication is handy when sailing and in remote areas where other telecommunication services are unavailable.
The Moorings is a charter yacht and sailboat rental company. It is primarily for sailing experts but can have a crew as well. This company is active in the Virgin Islands which is a popular destination for winter getaways from the colder United States.
Formed in 1991, NACO is a national association of charter boat owners and operators that represents thousands of individuals across the USA. NACO's membership includes marine charters that provide fishing, sailing, diving, and eco-tours, as well as other excursion vessels that carry passengers for hire. As an Association that represents charter boat interests, it strives to improve the professional charter boat operator's bottom line and to provide a voice in Washington, DC.
The following articles provide recent sailing-related news.
MSC Meraviglia is MSC Cruises' largest ship to come to North America and marks the first time MSC Cruises will have four distinct cruise ships sailing from South Florida to the Caribbean.
Travel Industry Wire. Monday, 11 Nov 2019 12:12:38 EST.
Iran says two missiles hit an Iranian tanker overnight off the coast of Saudi Arabia, in a new escalation of tensions in the region. Iran's state-run news agency says the ship was sailing near the Saudi port of Jeddah. ...
CBS News. Sunday, 13 Oct 2019 22:18:25 -0400.
A water rescue team recovered something extra special from a Colorado lake. Zeke Zebauers lost his wedding ring after sailing last month. He had not taken it off since his wedding 46 years ago. ...
CBS News. Tuesday, 10 Sep 2019 16:03:22 -0400.