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Old 21-06-2012, 23:12   #1
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Is it a Boat or a Yacht?

We have Sail Boats, and Sailing Yachts. We have Motor Boats, and we have Motor Yachts.

How do YOU distinguish between a Yacht or a Boat?

Do you have a Yacht or a Boat?

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Old 21-06-2012, 23:16   #2
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re: Is it a Boat or a Yacht?

To me a boat is something that can be put on a ship. A yacht is a boat, or even a ship, that is used for pleasure and not for making money.
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Old 21-06-2012, 23:25   #3
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re: Is it a Boat or a Yacht?

Depends on if we're drinking wine or beer that day.
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Old 21-06-2012, 23:43   #4
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Depends on if we're drinking wine or beer that day.
A yacht has the comforts of home. A boat is a vessel that can carry a load over water.

A yacht is a kind of a boat. All yachts are boats, but not all boats are yachts.
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Old 22-06-2012, 01:08   #5
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re: Is it a Boat or a Yacht?

I agree with David.
dictionary.com: yacht - a vessel used for private cruising, racing, or other noncommercial purposes.
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Old 22-06-2012, 04:37   #6
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yachts belong to those rich basta*ds that have boats bigger than mine
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Old 22-06-2012, 04:44   #7
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re: Is it a Boat or a Yacht?

It depends on who I am talking to. To impress her I will say "I own a yacht". If it is someone I do not care to know then it is a "small boat".
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A yacht is a pleasure boat of any size owned by a rich person.
I'll never own a yacht
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Old 22-06-2012, 06:19   #9
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re: Is it a Boat or a Yacht?

I can afford a boat.
I can't afford a yacht.
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Remember: 2 buck Chuck still counts as wine. (Trader Joe's Charles Shaw wine in-case anyone isn't familiar)
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motor yachts have helos....sailing yachts have many crew members....
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Remember: 2 buck Chuck still counts as wine. (Trader Joe's Charles Shaw wine in-case anyone isn't familiar)
Here in Australia we call them "Idigineous persons handbags" our kids call it "GOON" We just drink it the 'Fruity Lexia' isn't too bad.
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It depends on who I am talking to. To impress her I will say "I own a yacht". If it is someone I do not care to know then it is a "small boat".
For me, the opposite. If I'm talking with someone who might get the impression that a "yacht" must be something grand, then I will definitely say "boat".

With other sailors, "yacht" or "boat" interchangeably.
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Re: Is it a Boat or a Yacht?

Imho, paid crew=Yacht.
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