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1. sailing vessel  (noun) 
a vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts

  Also known as: sailing ship


  More Specific:
bark / barque - a sailing ship with 3 (or more) masts
brig - two-masted sailing vessel square-rigged on both masts
brigantine / hermaphrodite brig - two-masted sailing vessel square-rigged on the foremast and fore-and-aft rigged on the mainmast
clipper / clipper ship - a fast sailing ship used in former times
cutter - a sailing vessel with a single mast set further back than the mast of a sloop
dhow - a lateen-rigged sailing vessel used by Arabs
felucca - a fast narrow sailing ship of the Mediterranean
fore-and-after - sailing vessel with a fore-and-aft rig
galleon - a large square-rigged sailing ship with three or more masts
Indiaman - a large sailing ship that was engaged in the British trade with India
ketch - a sailing vessel with two masts
rigger - a sailing vessel with a specified rig
sailboat / sailing boat - a small sailing vessel
schooner - sailing vessel used in former times
sloop - a sailing vessel with a single mast set about one third of the boat''s length aft of the bow
smack - a sailing ship (usually rigged like a sloop or cutter) used in fishing and sailing along the coast
square-rigger - a square-rigged sailing ship
windjammer - a large sailing ship
yawl - a sailing vessel with two masts


  More Generic:
    vessel     watercraft


 

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