Definition of daysail in English:


Pronunciation /ˈdāsāl/ /ˈdeɪseɪl/

intransitive verb

[no object]
  • Sail a yacht for a single day.

    as noun daysailing ‘an outstanding boat for daysailing’
    • ‘Pizazz has daysailed along the Colombian coast twice; we've gone in both directions.’
    • ‘Two sizes of sails are available for daysailing or maximum performance when racing.’
    • ‘For daysailing, we recommend the soft cloth with a vision window in the jib and perhaps reef points in the main.’
    • ‘Ideal for daysailing and racing, Luger's Seabreeze 16 is great for overnighting and extended cruising, and she has a feel of a much larger yacht.’
    • ‘Once you have completed this course, you will be able to sail an auxiliary-powered sailboat and take friends or family daysailing on San Diego Bay.’
    • ‘I'm looking for someone near Seattle that wants to daysail this winter.’
    • ‘This program was developed to provide high quality training and certification in keelboats for daysailing, coastal cruising, bareboat chartering, navigation and passage making.’
    • ‘Whether racing or daysailing, the Lightning offers a combination of performance and stability that eludes most one-designs.’
    • ‘Baltimore's Inner Harbor is an ideal site for daysailing.’
    • ‘Experience the thrill, freedom, and fun of taking out these basic keelboats for daysailing!’
    • ‘We booked a B&B on Balsam Lake, right on the water, and daysailed for the weekend.’