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Too really understand the definition is: You can put a boat on a ship, But you can not put a ship on a boat. Thus it is all related to the size of it. Now we are getting into that kid's game; Mine is bigger then yours!?

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I have neither, I have only Paloma - Bluewater Warrior Princess

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Yacht sounds much better
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Yacht is the sound I made after drinking too much beer as a younger man..
Sometimes, if my timing was right I prayed to 'ralph' the god the god of porcelain, but mostly I just found a gutter and made the 'yaaaaacht' sound.
I prefer boat, for yacht's I have a club.
Wait that's another thread.
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Ship in terms of always having right of way

Boat in terms of paying for a slip

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I think another requirement for a ship is that you have at least one filipino crew member aboard.

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Yacht is the sound I made after drinking too much beer as a younger man..
Buuuuick is the sound ya make after too much rum and if it's waaaay too much rum it turns into harrrrrrrrrrley

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neither boat nor ship but a big dingy with a keel
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I am pretty sure I have a yacht

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