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post #4 of Old 06-18-2002
mikehoyt
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Definition of "Yacht"

Well I am curious as well. So I looked up the definition in Webster''s dictionary.

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.


So I guess if you race and you can call ypour boat seagoing it is a yacht. Now all you have to define is what is seagoing ...
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