vedette de plaisance non habitable

English translation: power dayboat

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French term or phrase:vedette de plaisance non habitable
English translation:power dayboat
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22:47 Aug 17, 2001
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French term or phrase: vedette de plaisance non habitable
If " vedette de plaisance" is cabin cruiser or yacht, what is vedette de plaisance non habitable. I can't pin it down.
lefoque
United States
Local time: 02:30
power dayboat/daycruiser, open powerboat/motorcruiser
Explanation:
“vedette de plaisance non habitable” : a motor yacht/motor boat without on board accommodation, commonly referred to as a “day boat”, here a “open powerboat” or “power dayboat”.

Vedette = motor boat, power boat, motor yacht (even if it does not have sails, if big, fast and flashy! ), motor cruiser
De plaisance = not made for racing, but cruising, even if it does go fast. Recreational craft.
Non-habitable = not designed with overnight stays on board in mind. Basically means she is “open”, has no cabin, although there may be a rudimentary one.


http://eurodic.ip.lu:8086//cgi-bin/edicbin/expert.pl

volume habitable = cabin space; cockpit space

http://www.sailing.org/manuals/tmanual/append3.asp

http://www.dickies.co.uk/apps/main.pl?dob=DOB1698

http://www.ussailing.org/safety/Rescues/6_20_98,_the_horn.ht...

Selected response from:

Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 08:30
Grading comment
yes. I originally went along the lines of pleasure boat but the client did not agree with that and I was at a loss. thanx
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Summary of answers provided
na +1power dayboat/daycruiser, open powerboat/motorcruiser
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
na -1pleasure-boat/pleasure craft not fit to live in
Mats Wiman


  

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10 mins peer agreement (net): -1
pleasure-boat/pleasure craft not fit to live in


Explanation:
or
an inhabitable pleasure-boat
or
a not very habitable pleasure craft


    Norstedts+MW
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 08:30
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 133

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Nikki Scott-Despaigne: A boat can be "habitable" - designed with sleeping/living accommodation on board and not bebfit to live in!
47 mins
  -> Exactly!
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
power dayboat/daycruiser, open powerboat/motorcruiser


Explanation:
“vedette de plaisance non habitable” : a motor yacht/motor boat without on board accommodation, commonly referred to as a “day boat”, here a “open powerboat” or “power dayboat”.

Vedette = motor boat, power boat, motor yacht (even if it does not have sails, if big, fast and flashy! ), motor cruiser
De plaisance = not made for racing, but cruising, even if it does go fast. Recreational craft.
Non-habitable = not designed with overnight stays on board in mind. Basically means she is “open”, has no cabin, although there may be a rudimentary one.


http://eurodic.ip.lu:8086//cgi-bin/edicbin/expert.pl

volume habitable = cabin space; cockpit space

http://www.sailing.org/manuals/tmanual/append3.asp

http://www.dickies.co.uk/apps/main.pl?dob=DOB1698

http://www.ussailing.org/safety/Rescues/6_20_98,_the_horn.ht...



Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 08:30
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 4488
Grading comment
yes. I originally went along the lines of pleasure boat but the client did not agree with that and I was at a loss. thanx

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Mats Wiman: Impressive
53 mins
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