A boat used for work such as commercial fishing or transporting freight, rather than leisure or naval service.
More example sentences
- Local workboats and cruising yachts staying south of the hurricane belt have kept the boatyard operating at capacity through the summer months, both before and after September 11.
- These craft run the gamut from sleek international racing yachts to historic workboats.
- Pilothouse motoryachts differ from more traditional motoryachts in that they have a separate, fully enclosed helm raised above deck level similar to bridges found on large commercial vessels and workboats.
Definition of workboat in:
- The British & World English dictionary