Associations to the word «Raceabout»
RACEABOUT, noun. (nautical) A small sloop-rigged racing yacht carrying about six hundred square feet of sail, distinguished from a knockabout by having a short bowsprit.
RACEABOUT, noun. A small sloop having the keep of a knockabout but with finer lines and carrying more sail.
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