French translation of “sail”
› to steer or navigate a ship or boat
He sailed (the boat) to the island. › to go in a ship or boat (with or without sails)
I’ve never sailed through the Mediterranean. › to begin a voyage
prendre la mer
The ship sails today My aunt sailed today. › to travel on (the sea etc) in a ship
He sailed the North Sea. › to move steadily and easily
Clouds sailed across the sky He sailed through his exams She sailed into the room.