"Let's go in full sail"

11:18 Aug 25, 2011
English to Flemish translations [PRO]
Tourism & Travel / Maritime, sailors, slogan
English term or phrase: "Let's go in full sail"
Dear Translators,

Could you please help me translate the phrase "Let's go in full sail" into Dutch asap.

It is a slogan that expresses the sailors open the sails of the sailboat through the wind and go in full speed.

Thank you in advance
Murat Bilgutay (X)
Turkey


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3er met volle zeilen tegenaan gaan
Ide Verhelst (X)


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"let's go in full sail"
er met volle zeilen tegenaan gaan


Explanation:
As far as I now and could verify, there is no exactly matching expression.

There is one that bares a striking resemblance, "er met volle zeilen in vliegen", but it means something else, namely: to fall for something hook, line and sinker.

So I would suggest using "met volle zeilen", which is a naval term, combined with whatever you want to express.

Ide Verhelst (X)
Belgium
Local time: 03:58
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
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