To penalize a yacht
in proportion to the fineness of her performance is unfair to the craft and to her men.
The delighted builder then offered his services in providing a suitable crew for the little vessel, but this Dantes declined with many thanks, saying he was accustomed to cruise about quite alone, and his principal pleasure consisted in managing his yacht
himself; the only thing the builder could oblige him in would be to contrive a sort of secret closet in the cabin at his bed's head, the closet to contain three divisions, so constructed as to be concealed from all but himself.
From the wharf at Selby's we watched with careless interest the lubberly manoeuvre performed of bringing the yacht
to anchor, and the equally lubberly manoeuvre of sending the small boat ashore.
After breakfast that morning we had news at last of the yacht
From far off over the shining white ocean, the cry of a sea-bird reached the yacht
on a sudden out of the last airy circles of the waning mist.
But with Wingrave's yacht
to entertain on, we must do something for a few of the people.
The boat was destined for the transport of the duke's equipages from the shore to the yacht
Jerry beat the water with his paws and moved steadily along, straining his eyes at the growing yacht
until suddenly warned by a sensing of immediate danger.
Supposing," she said, "that I cried off the yacht
She found one excuse after another, and when, finally, Lord Tennington invited the party to cruise around Africa in his yacht
, she expressed the greatest delight in the idea, but absolutely refused to be married until they had returned to London.
ARRANGEMENTS quite extensive had been made for the celebration of Christmas on the yacht
Not a hundred feet away, anchored close in the tules, lay a beautiful white yacht