When a sailboat overtakes a powerboat, the powerboat is the stand-on vessel. (Ref: SB-29)
Yes, sailboat is a compound word. (sail + boat = sailboat)
a pole on a sailboat is a mast
Wind powers a sailboat.
Its a metaphor
Sailboat is a compound noun.
The sailboat was invented in Ancient Mesopotamia.
Sailboat is a noun.
If You Were a Sailboat was created on 2007-09-24.
The first civilization that invented the sailboat was the Sumerians.
A metaphor, a simile uses the words like or as.
"He was a lion in the fight" is a metaphor.
The sailboat charter came from the demand from the people wanting to explore the ocean. You can get more information about sailboat charters at the Wikipedia.
The Egyptian people were said to have made the first sailboat.
A sailboat without a sail is but a hull of itself.
The correct spelling is "sailboat" (boat propelled by sails).
it is neither, it is personification
The powerboat should pass to the stern of the sailboat to avoid its wash causing a problem for the sailboat To avoid a collision, the powerboat should avoid crossing ahead of the sailboat.
The question should be "When is the sailboat the stand-on vessel...? The answer is if the sailboat has an engine and if it is in operation, the sailboat is treated as a power boat in determining stand-on status. The right-of-way would then follow the rules for power boats.
The purpose of a keel in a sailboat are to generate lift to counteract the force of the wind. The keel converts the motion of the wind into a forward motion for the sailboat.
The wind is what causes a sailboat to sail.