dinghies

din·ghy || 'dɪŋgɪ n. small boat

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • West Kirby Sailing Club — Dinghies sail on the Marine Lake but larger boats use the very tidal estuary. West Kirby SC is famous for its Wilson Trophy an international team racing event which has been held every year since 1949. HistoryWest Kirby Sailing Club was formed in …   Wikipedia

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  • Dinghy — of the schooner Adventuress A dinghy is a type of small boat, often carried or towed for use as a ship s boat by a larger vessel. It is a loanword from either Bengali or Urdu. The term can also refer to small racing yachts or recreational open… …   Wikipedia

  • Dinghy racing — Main article: Dinghy sailing Dinghy racing is the competitive sport of sailing dinghies. Dinghy racing has affected aspects of the modern dinghy, including hull design, sail materials and sailplan, and techniques such as planing and trapezing. A… …   Wikipedia

  • Bermuda Fitted Dinghy — The Bermuda Fitted Dinghy is a type of racing dedicated sail boat used for competitions between the yacht clubs of Bermuda. Although the class has only existed for about 130 years, the boats are a continuance of a tradition of boat and ship… …   Wikipedia

  • Karachi Yacht Club — The Karachi Yacht Club is a yacht club in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. It was founded in 1911 and was originally known as the Karachi Sailing Club . The main founder of the club was the late Mr. Punnett of the Customs Service, the club’s first… …   Wikipedia

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