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Definition of Sailing

Sailing

  1. of Sail
  2. The act of one who, or that which, sails; the motion of a vessel on water, impelled by wind or steam; the act of starting on a voyage.
  3. The art of managing a vessel; seamanship; navigation; as, globular sailing; oblique sailing.

Sailing Quotations

If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

If you live a life of make-believe, your life isn't worth anything until you do something that does challenge your reality. And to me, sailing the open ocean is a real challenge, because it's life or death.
Morgan Freeman

The major advances in speed of communication and ability to interact took place more than a century ago. The shift from sailing ships to telegraph was far more radical than that from telephone to email!
Noam Chomsky

It is not the ship so much as the skillful sailing that assures the prosperous voyage.
George William Curtis

What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves? This is the most important of all voyages of discovery, and without it, all the rest are not only useless, but disastrous.
Thomas Merton
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Sailing Translations

sailing in French is cingler
sailing in German is absegelnd, segelnd, segelnd
sailing in Italian is veleggiare
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