Translation of "sail" - English-Russian dictionary

sail

verb uk us /seɪl/
TRAVEL [ I ]

B1 to travel in a boat or a ship

совершать плавание
We sailed to Malta.
CONTROL BOAT [ I, T ]

B1 to control a boat that has no engine and is pushed by the wind

управлять парусным судном
She sailed the small boat through the storm.
START JOURNEY [ I ]

When a ship sails, it starts its journey, and if people sail from a particular place or at a particular time, they start their journey.

отплывать
This ship sails weekly from Florida to the Bahamas.
sail over/past/through, etc

to move quickly through the air

проноситься над/мимо/через и т. д.
The ball sailed past me.

(Translation of “sail verb” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)