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Definition of one-design in English:


A yacht built from a standard design: [as modifier]: one-design racing
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  • The series also goes to Strangford Lough to tell the fascinating story of the 12 Rivers, one of the oldest one-design yachts still racing in the United Kingdom.
  • The Etchells, my one-design sailboat, is a labor of love.
  • The success of the first ever North Sails Lagoon Regatta was a confirmation that competitive Caribbean sailors want more one-design sailing.

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