L.S. Lowry

R.B.A., R.A.

lowry, Yachts, limited edition print

Limited edition print of 850
Published by Henry Donn
Painted in 1959
Image size 23"x17"
Overall size with frame 29" x 35"

What is the difference between a boat and a yacht? A yacht is a larger, recreational boat or ship.
The word 'Yacht' comes from Dutch origin and was originally defined as a light, and fast sailing vessel used by the Dutch navy to find and capture pirates.
A boat, on the other hand, is smaller in size and can be anything from a fisherman's boat to a sailboat.
Can a yacht cross the ocean?
Both the Pacific and Atlantic oceans can be crossed in a yacht. You can cross the Pacific and Atlantic oceans on a sailing yacht or a motor yacht.
Some yachts will not hold enough fuel to complete the trip and will typically be shipped on freighters designed for this