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dinghies, plural;
  1. A small boat for recreation or racing, esp. an open boat with a mast and sails

  2. A small, inflatable rubber boat

  3. The smallest of a ship's boats


  1. a small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled
  2. A dinghy is a type of small boat, often carried or towed by a larger vessel. The term can also refer to small racing yachts or recreational open sailing boats. Utility dinghies are usually rowboats or have an outboard motor, but some are rigged for sailing. ...
  3. A small open boat, propelled by oars or paddles, carried as a tender, lifeboat, or pleasure craft on a ship; An inflatable rubber life raft
  4. (Dinghies) if stored on board boat, must be inside the hand rails/lifelines. If this is not possible, Skyway Yacht Works will store the dinghy for $40 in a safe place.
  5. A vehicle towed behind a motorhome, sometimes with two wheels on a special trailer called a tow dolly, but often with all four wheels on the ground.
  6. A small boat capable of supporting one or two people
  7. A small boat carried on board a ship that's used to transport people to and from the craft.
  8. e.g. Laser, Laser Radial, 470, Finn - the dinghies used at the Olympics - they all have a one hull and a centreboard or daggerboard.
  9. Slang for what you’re towing behind your RV.
  10. A small boat that a yacht carries or tows. Used for water sports, transfers to and from shore, and short day cruises. Also sometimes called a tender.
  11. A small sailboat often raced that can be sailed on and off a beach. Also a tender, either rowed or equipped with power, used to go to and from a larger vessel.
  12. A small boat for recreational sailing with mast and sails. It can also mean a rubber inflatable open boat.
  13. sailing is the activity of sailing small boats by using (1) the sails and (2) underwater foils (centreboard and rudder).
  14. A small boat or rowboat used as a tender to another vessel
  15. A "Dinghy" is a small boat carried on or towed behind a larger vessel. A dinghy can serve as a valuable lifesaver if abandoning ship becomes necessary.
  16. Ideally it should have sufficient stability to carry the entire crew at least 50 boat-lengths away from their vessel before foundering...
  17. A small boat fitted with oars and sometimes sails.
  18. a small open boat, usually carried aboard a yacht for going ashore
  19. A separate motorized vehicle towed behind a motorhome. A motorcycle on a bumper hitch could be called a dinghy too, but bicycles aren't for some reason. I guess a "dinghy" in the RV world needs an engine!
  20. a Terran and Pernese name for any type of small rowing boat [DoP/1:11].
  21. A small boat that can either be rowed or sailed.
  22. It is a small Sailboat designed to accommodate one or two persons and is usually used in recreational Sailing. For more information, see our Dinghies - Types and Classes section.
  23. Optional term for your toad ............ I expect this one got started by boaters who frequently pull a dinghy behind their big boat.
  24. This name for a ship's smallest boat, is a contribution to our nautical vocabulary from India. Dinghy means "small," and from this same word, we get also our slang term "Dinky."
  25. Small boat often carried or towed by a larger boat.