Definition of dayboat in English:

dayboat

noun

  • another term for daysailor
    • ‘Specifically designed to serve as a Hudson River dayboat, the Albany was completed in late March 1827 and put into service in early April.’
    • ‘The dayboats seemed to be overpacked with divers.’
    • ‘Long-tails, which are wooden constructions powered by huge outboards, whiz you out to one of the large dayboats that take you on to your dive site.’
    • ‘When he surfaced, he saw that even more dayboats had arrived.’
    • ‘Tell that to the guy who had seen his dayboat wrecked in the marina overnight.’
    • ‘Diving at times of day chosen to keep us apart from other liveaboards and dayboats, we were alone as we explored Blue Holes, lakes full of jellyfish and spectacular coral reefs.’
    • ‘It also runs a small liveaboard and dayboat to offer more stately progress for genteel clients who don't mind getting up early.’
    • ‘A liveaboard can be cheaper than hiring a dayboat with accommodation ashore.’
    • ‘Top Cat is a new catamaran-style dayboat that provides a fast, stable platform for up to 12 divers’
    • ‘Equipment is renewed every two years and the dayboats, though a little small, are pretty new and fast.’
    • ‘Now she shares her bay with three dayboats and a couple of other safari boats, and a rough jetty stretches almost to her mooring.’
    • ‘I got in touch with the skipper of Siteseeker, a fast dayboat operating out of Porthleven.’
    • ‘The dayboat regularly brings trainee-divers out to the larger vessel, which acts as a floating dive centre.’

Pronunciation

dayboat

/ˈdeɪbəʊt/