Meaning of yachtswoman in English:

yachtswoman

nounyachtswomen

  • A woman who sails yachts.

    ‘she became the fastest yachtswoman to circumnavigate the world’
    • ‘She describes how she became the fastest yachtswoman to circumnavigate the world.’
    • ‘She speaks with the sort of received pronunciation you might expect from a former yachtswoman brought up in the Home Counties.’
    • ‘Wrapped in blankets, her adoring fans braved freezing temperatures to welcome home the record-breaking yachtswoman.’
    • ‘A spokeswoman said the Force 6 winds at the start of the 15-day race would test the 5ft 3in yachtswoman.’
    • ‘The businessman yesterday spoke of his relief that his public battle with the round-the-world yachtswoman was over.’
    • ‘In some of the loneliest seas in the world the Navy appeared to help support the yachtswoman's morale.’
    • ‘She was a keen gardener and an experienced yachtswoman, both round the British coast and abroad.’
    • ‘The yachtswoman scored her greatest feat yesterday when she won a dramatic solo transatlantic race in a record-breaking time after a tense fortnight at sea.’
    • ‘Rather than dreaming about the far-flung places she will visit on her journey, which include Brazil and New Zealand, the level-headed yachtswoman says she will be concentrating on practicalities.’
    • ‘The Derbyshire-born yachtswoman also had to reverse her yacht after the rudder snagged an object, losing her valuable time.’

Pronunciation

yachtswoman

/ˈjɒtsˌwʊmən/