Translation of "sail" - English-German dictionary


noun /seil/

a sheet of strong cloth spread to catch the wind, by which a ship is driven forward

das Segel
They are hoisting the sails.

a journey in a ship

die Fahrt
a sail in his yacht
a week’s sail to the island.

an arm of a windmill.

der Windmühlenflügel
sailboard noun

a windsurfer.

das Surfbrett
sailing noun

the activity or sport of navigating a ship or boat that has sails

das Segeln
Sailing is one of his hobbies.

having a sail or sails

sailor noun

a member of a ship’s crew whose job is helping to sail a ship.

der Matrose
in full sail

with all the sails spread

mit vollen Segeln
The ship was in full sail.

(Translation of “sail” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)