[ UK /jˈɒtswʊmən/ ]
  1. a person who owns or sails a yacht
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How To Use yachtswoman In A Sentence

  • In some of the loneliest seas in the world the Navy appeared to help support the yachtswoman's morale.
  • The businessman yesterday spoke of his relief that his public battle with the round-the-world yachtswoman was over.
  • The manner in which she wore her sailor-hat, her blue serge, and her neat brown shoes conveyed to the onlooker, and especially the male of that species (we cannot in conscience call them observers), the impression that she was a yachtswoman born and bred. With Edged Tools
  • She was also the youngest yachtswoman to finish the race. Times, Sunday Times
  • A spokeswoman said the Force 6 winds at the start of the 15-day race would test the 5ft 3in yachtswoman.
  • The remarkable Macarthur describes how she became the fastest yachtswoman to circumnavigate the world.
  • The video snippets were excellent, including a lovely one of Simon Schama buying a house from an unsuspecting estate agent, and round-the-world yachtswoman Ellen Macarthur cleaning her house... Cat and Girl hit the spot...
  • Rather than dreaming about the far-flung places she will visit on her journey, which include Brazil and New Zealand, the level-headed yachtswoman says she will be concentrating on practicalities.
  • She was a keen gardener and an experienced yachtswoman, both round the British coast and abroad.
  • The yachtswoman was trained to sleep for only 40 minutes every few hours during her solo voyages. Times, Sunday Times
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