Usage examples for boating

  1. One day early in summer- the short summer of Connaught, which is glorious in June, and dissolves into windy mist and warm rain in the middle of July- Hyacinth was invited by Canon Beecher to join a boating party on the lake. – Hyacinth 1906 by George A. Birmingham
  2. On returning to the minister's dwelling, she found that Mr. Dyceworthy had not yet come back from his boating excursion. – Thelma by Marie Corelli
  3. But this sharp alternative of a well- known air had sent Macleod's thoughts flying away northward, to scenes far different from these flat shores, and to a sort of boating very different from this summer sailing. – Macleod of Dare by William Black
  4. When at Kittery Point the visitor may indulge in a variety of agreeable excursions by land or water; the means are always at hand for boating and driving, and there is no lack of pleasant rambles. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  5. In the second place, most of the boats and lighters seemed to be directed and handled by men who had had little experience in boating and no experience whatever in landing through heavy surf. – Campaigning in Cuba by George Kennan
  6. I don't know much about boating, returned the man; but my gentleman said he thought I had better practise a bit, because he will want me to row him about of an evening. – Littlebourne Lock by F. Bayford Harrison
  7. In the afternoons you could go shopping, or fishing, or walking, or boating, or skating, or visiting, or you could take up a course of study, or read a good book, or go to the theatre, or take a nap, or work in your garden- anything you liked.... – Mary Minds Her Business by George Weston
  8. In winters in which it froze over, there was ice skating, ice boating, and fishing through holes in the ice. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  9. Some rivers were better for boating than others for the reason that you got there quicker. – Down the Columbia by Lewis R. Freeman
  10. After spending a fortnight in New York, where, as always in cities, his health quickly flagged again, he went for the month of May into seaside quarters at Union House, Manasquan, on the New Jersey coast, for the sake of fresh air and boating. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
  11. Though dead dogs down your fair stream are floating, Father Cam will their odours defy; Though Oxford may beat us in boating, Yet Cambridge will 'never say die! – Sagittulae, Random Verses by E. W. Bowling
  12. And in the evening they together watched the twinkling lights of the clubhouse windows, and once they heard voices and laughter from somewhere on the river as though a boating party were making merry. – The Re-Creation of Brian Kent by Harold Bell Wright
  13. And he thought it due to Miss Marlay to ask her to make one of the boating- party. – The Mystery of Metropolisville by Edward Eggleston
  14. On arriving, however, the bay proved to be so rocky and dangerous that there was no boating across it, as he had confidently expected. – Chantry House by Charlotte M. Yonge
  15. All of your camping party have gone on a boating trip except yourself. – Writing for Vaudeville by Brett Page
  16. I hope ye'll have a fine time at the seashore, with the fishing and boating and all the other sports. – Killykinick by Mary T. Waggaman
  17. Why are you two out ice- boating alone? – The Bobbsey Twins in a Great City by Laura Lee Hope
  18. After dinner she filled a canvas- bag with provisions for Adrian, who was going on a boating excursion with several friends, and then sat at the window in her chamber. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers