Translation of "sail" - English-German dictionary

sail

verb

to steer or navigate a ship or boat

steuern
He sailed (the boat) to the island.

to go in a ship or boat (with or without sails)

mit dem Schiff fahren
I’ve never sailed through the Mediterranean.

to begin a voyage

(mit dem Schiff) abfahren
The ship sails today
My aunt sailed today.

to travel on (the sea etc) in a ship

befahren
He sailed the North Sea.

to move steadily and easily

segeln
Clouds sailed across the sky
He sailed through his exams
She sailed into the room.

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