sail verb definition in Boating topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 verb: Boating topic
[intransitive, transitive] (of a boat or ship or the people on it) to travel on water using sails or an engine (+ adv./prep.) to sail into harbour The dinghy sailed smoothly across the lake. The ferry sails from Newhaven to Dieppe. one of the first people to sail around the world sail something to sail the Atlantic