Usage examples for yachtsman

  1. Besides, it was very soon evident that this red- faced yachtsman was not one of the troublesome Englishmen who demand information about social and political matters which do not concern them. – Long Odds by Harold Bindloss
  2. As soon as she reaches the limit of her course, the yachtsman turns her bow at a small angle so as to bring the wind on the opposite side of the vessel, and in this way a second course is started. – Boys' Book of Model Boats by Raymond Francis Yates
  3. Yas, sah, yas, sah," he added as he saw the yachtsman make a move towards him, " yas, sah, Ah'll row. – The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  4. Benton and Von Ritz went to the gangway, where the yachtsman bent forward to give some direction to the boat crew below. – The Lighted Match by Charles Neville Buck
  5. Maud, this is my captain, the finest yachtsman you've ever met and my very good friend. – Charles Rex by Ethel M. Dell
  6. It was charged by the other competitors that this American yachtsman violated all the unwritten laws of the contest. – My Memories of Eighty Years by Chauncey M. Depew
  7. If a yachtsman is to make headway against the wind, he must sail his boat as near dead against the wind as it will go. – Boys' Book of Model Boats by Raymond Francis Yates
  8. She thought of the yachtsman; he was very courteous and deferential; a mild creature; he had behaved to her as to a woman.... – The Lion's Share by E. Arnold Bennett
  9. There was a banker, a broker, a yachtsman, a diplomat, a merchant, and a sprinkling of dawdling men of leisure, and their wives, daughters, and cousins. – With Edge Tools by Hobart Chatfield-Taylor
  10. " That's all I will say, though," put in the yachtsman. – The Boy With the U.S. Miners by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  11. When the yachtsman joined her, she read in his eyes that he had been long awake and was deeply troubled. – The Lighted Match by Charles Neville Buck
  12. The yachtsman thought that he and the skipper were of about the same size, and barring that the skipper's shoulders were a shade wider there wasn't so much difference to look at. – The Seiners by James B. (James Brendan) Connolly
  13. I am interested in navigation, to the slight extent possible to a mere yachtsman: may I join you? – The Captain of the Kansas by Louis Tracy
  14. It is good for the young yachtsman to remember to sail his boat with the sails as slack as possible, as long as she keeps a good course. – Boys' Book of Model Boats by Raymond Francis Yates
  15. But how black he looked; and then there was that confounded good- looking yachtsman there." – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn