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Usage examples for yachters

  1. The weather was fine, and the sea calm, but these yachters had yet to learn that fine weather and a calm sea do not necessarily imply easy or safe landing at the Bell Rock! – The Lighthouse by Robert Ballantyne
  2. The Captain, after casting a careless glance upward, as if to count the mast hoops upon his great mainsail, replied, " That as he was not gifted in tongues, and knew but little of his own, he could not be a judge; but this he would say, that they were only a party of yachters who instead of intending us harm, would pay us the compliment of coming on board to regale us with their 'good cheer, ' of which they usually had an abundant stock." – The Life and Adventures of Maj. Roger Sherman Potter by "Pheleg Van Trusedale" A pseudonym for Francis Colburn Adams
  3. The yachters did not hear the advice, and they would not have taken it if they had heard it. – The Lighthouse by Robert Ballantyne
  4. The two yachters spend two weeks of geographical perplexity and come to a desert island. – G. K. Chesterton, A Critical Study by Julius West
  5. For this same reason the yachters were a unit in agreeing that Stirling's unceasing walk was merely a digestive promenade. – The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him by Paul Leicester Ford
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