Usage examples for yachtsman

  1. I have often had a fancy for writing a romance about an English yachtsman who slightly miscalculated his course and discovered England under the impression that it was a new island in the South Seas. – Orthodoxy by G. K. Chesterton
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. It was, of course, impossible for us to keep our adventures entirely secret; a hint of them somehow got abroad, possibly from the people in the hotel at which we put up, and the enterprising reporters of the Sydney papers did the rest; one result of which was that I soon got from a local yachtsman so advantageous an offer for the Dolphin that I unhesitatingly accepted it. – The Strange Adventures of Eric Blackburn by Harry Collingwood
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. " That's all I will say, though," put in the yachtsman. – The Boy With the U.S. Miners by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  11. " I believe we will have a storm," is the last remark Sir Lionel makes, as he staggers across the rising deck and makes a plunge down into the cabin, for although a duck in the water, the Briton is no yachtsman, and possibly already feels the terrible grip of the coming mal de mer. – Miss Caprice by St. George Rathborne
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Maud, this is my captain, the finest yachtsman you've ever met and my very good friend. – Charles Rex by Ethel M. Dell
  17. But how black he looked; and then there was that confounded good- looking yachtsman there." – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn
  18. 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