- vi.航行; 起航; 驾驶帆船;
- vt.航行; 开船; （水禽）游泳; 驾驶（船）;
- n.帆船; 航行; 帆状物; 航行距离;
- 复数: sails;
- 第三人称单数: sails;
- 过去式: sailed;
- 过去分词: sailed;
- 现在分词: sailing;
It would be foolhardy to sail in weather like this.
to sail into harbour
We can never promise to sail anywhere in particular, because the weather might militate against it.
The following wind and eastward running tide had given us a very pleasant, lazy sail.
The repaired sail lasted less than 24 hours.
Christopher Columbus set sail for the New World in the Santa Maria.
In 1978, Naomi James became the first woman to sail solo around the world via Cape Horn.
Roman vessels used to sail with the tide from Boulogne to Richborough.
The men took in sail when the storm approached.
The ship is under sail, making toward the land.
The sailors took in sail when the tempest was approaching.
The sail was dragging through the water.
The captain ordered his men to clap on more sail.
The ship was in full sail.
The captain charted this area out and it's quite safe to sail in it.
A powered vessel should give way to sail — it is an unwritten rule of the sea.
Experienced seamen will advise you about whether you should sail the boat in this weather.
We set sail at high tide.
It's the height of madness to sail at the height of the storm.
He went fore to see whether the sail was properly in place.
When does the ship sail?
The crew hauled at the heavy sail.
There wasn't a sail in sight.
We set sail from China for Japan.
Boats sail on the water.
Make sail with the first favorable wind.
A thousand boats set sail on a long stretch of the river.
We sail tomorrow on the Argosy.
Steamships captured the North Atlantic passenger business from sail in the 1840s because of its much greater speed.
The high cost of steam and the lesser need for speed kept the majority of the world's ocean freight moving by sail until the early years of the 20th century
But steamships didn't lose their sails until the 1880s, because early marine engines had a nasty habit of breaking down.
Until ships became large enough (and engines small enough) to mount two engines side by side, they needed to keep sails
James hiked, fished, learnt to sail and experimented with hot air ballooning.
1. a large piece of fabric (as canvas) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
2. an ocean trip taken for pleasure
1. traverse or travel by ship on (a body of water);
"We sailed the Atlantic"
"He sailed the Pacific all alone"
2. move with sweeping, effortless, gliding motions;
"The diva swept into the room"
"Shreds of paper sailed through the air"
"The searchlights swept across the sky"
3. travel in a boat propelled by wind;
"I love sailing, especially on the open sea"
4. travel by boat on a boat propelled by wind or by other means;
"The QE2 will sail to Southampton tomorrow"
in (或under) full sail
with all the sails in position or fully spread
a galleon in full sail.
sail close to (或 near) the wind
sail as nearly against the wind as possible
take in sail
furl the sail or sails of a vessel
with the sails hoisted
at a speed of eight knots under sail.
To attack or criticize vigorously.
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