SailNet Community - Reply to Topic

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > General Interest > General Discussion (sailing related) > Definition of "Yacht"
 Not a Member? 


Thread: Definition of "Yacht" Reply to Thread
Title:
  

By choosing to post the reply below you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below


Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below


Topic Review (Newest First)
08-01-2002 01:04 PM
dhartdallas
Definition of "Yacht"

I agree Sailormon6. Definitions change over time with use. The average person who has no yacht and is not around them only knows them by the press when newspapers, and they are associated with rich people and celebrities. Most people think a yacht is a big, expensive private "yacht".
08-01-2002 12:58 PM
dhartdallas
Definition of "Yacht"

Re: Yacht. Jeff is right. A yacht is a vessel used for private cruising, racing, or other noncommercial purposes. It is derived from the early Danish jaght which was short for jaghtschip which meant hunting boat.
07-22-2002 01:17 PM
lgsailor52
Definition of "Yacht"

If you need to know if your boat is a yacht, it probably isn''t !! ;-)
07-22-2002 01:14 PM
928frenzy
Definition of "Yacht"

I knew about the "second home" deduction, but since I borrowed from my home equity line of credit, I''m already getting the interested as a deduction.

Now, if I use the boat as my office, perhaps I can claim the depreciation. ;^) If you''re an IRS agent, I''m only kidding.

~ Happy sails to you ~ _/) ~
07-22-2002 10:51 AM
bporter
Definition of "Yacht"

>>BTW, I thought if the boat has a galley, a permanent head, and sleeping space for the whole family, then most likely it could be called a "yacht".<<

Actually if it has those, plus a mortgage there is one other VERY IMPORTANT name for it that I''m surprised no one mentioned. That is "Tax Deduction".

With a galley, a head and sleeping space, mortgage interest can be deducted under a "Second Home". Talk you your accountant...
07-21-2002 08:48 AM
Lowell Anderson
Definition of "Yacht"

Our Yacht Club by laws require that to be a member one must own a vessel propelled by a regularly installed engine or by sails set on a fixed mast. That might be a tug or fishing
boat. Hadn''t really thought about it before.
Some folks have converted working boats to pleasure vessels.
07-18-2002 04:35 PM
piko
Definition of "Yacht"

My West Wight potter is definately a pocket yacht. Peter Stephens P19 LaLiLa
06-20-2002 08:21 AM
KenD
Definition of "Yacht"

Jeff
I think the Coasties refer to a yacht as any pleasure vessel over 26 feet the heavy cruiser I was on was definity not a yacht
06-18-2002 09:22 PM
garyp
Definition of "Yacht"

A "yacht" costs a lot.
My sharpie ain''t no yacht. But she sure knows how to sing.
06-18-2002 02:39 PM
dpierce
Definition of "Yacht"

A yacht is the one you can''t afford <g>.
This thread has more than 10 replies. Click here to review the whole thread.

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:45 AM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.