noun (plural boaties)informal, chiefly Australian /NZ
A boating enthusiast.
- These are not just marine farmers, but boaties, recreational fisher people, and people who go to live in areas like the Marlborough Sounds for the natural beauty of the place and simply do not like to have their view disturbed.
- This month I launched a new maritime rule requiring all recreational boaties to have a suitable life jacket for every person on board.
- While accessible to boaties, hikers, campers and kayakers, Hinchinbrook Island is a bewitching haven that stands alone as one of the last truly wild lands of the tropical far north.
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