[ UK /sˈe‍ɪlɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈseɪɫɪŋ/ ]
  1. riding in a sailboat
  2. the departure of a vessel from a port
  3. the work of a sailor
  4. the activity of flying a glider
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How To Use sailing In A Sentence

  • After a good deal of haggling he bought it and loaded it straight onto a ship sailing south. THE FROZEN WATER TRADE
  • And it is not clear that he will be sailing into the summer convention with a great deal of brag and bounce.
  • Rob also reckons that the south-west coast of Ireland has some of the best sailing grounds in the world - particularly around Roaring Water Bay in West Cork.
  • When they replaced the ten-minute peak-hour ferry services with 20-minute sailings, in 1975, it was chaos.
  • It is surprisingly easy to manoeuvre and far less treacherous than parasailing. Times, Sunday Times
  • They had divers arsenals, or piratic harbors, as likewise watch towers and beacons, all along the sea-coast; and fleets were here received that were well manned with the finest mariners, and well served with the expertest pilots, and composed of swift sailing and light-built vessels adapted for their special purpose. The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans
  • At the conclusion of her winter season in Miami, the Norwegian Dawn will begin an innovative itinerary of seven-day Bahamas sailings from New York on May 18.
  • Martin is a patient teacher and he familiarises us with sailing etiquette and terminology without overloading us with technical information.
  • Love is like sea with lots of waves,I recall the sailing boat when I am old. Nobody will remember all of you like me.
  • More than 2.5 million vacationers are expected to enjoy a cruise of less than seven days on some 1,500 sailings this year.
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