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.
HATTERAS, N.C. (AP) - Long-awaited passenger-only ferry service between two popular North Carolina Outer Banks destinations is finally sailing. ...
Washington Times. Monday, 20 May 2019 04:42:15 -0400.
With a barely-4-year-old and a not-quite-2-year-old, in a 32-foot boat sailing up the Inside Passage, a family discovers the best rewards are those never imagined.
Caroline Van Hemert. New York Times. Monday, 13 May 2019 17:47:40 GMT.
The world's greatest superyachts are celebrated at this annual awards ceremony with nominees ranging from the largest trimaran in the world to numerous billionaire owned megayachts.
By Jim Dobson, Contributor. Forbes. Thursday, 25 Apr 2019 15:12:00 +0000.
The following pages provide more extensive sailing news.