See also: yngling
Yngling (plural Ynglings)
- A type of two-man keelboat from Norway.
1994, Richard Sherwood, A Field Guide to Sailboats of North America, page 108:
- The Yngling is highly stable, with a beam-to-waterline ratio of .37 and with 50 percent of the weight in ballast.
- 2004, The Engineering of Sport: 5: Volume 1, published by the International Sports Engineering Association, page 606:
- [...] of the Yngling was calculated based on the known mass of the boat, including all equipment, and an estimation of the mass of the three female crew members. A triangular surface mesh was constructed on the Yngling geometry, with computational cells clustered and refined in regions of predominant interest and high surface curvature eg keel/rudder leading and trailing edges.
- 2008 (or 2004 August 23?), Ron Pattenden, Land on my right: Solo sail round Britain on a Laser, Lulu.com, ISBN 9781409216537, page 91:
- And what a terrific performance by our girls in the Yngling. […] A strange name - do you Yngle it or sail it.
2009, Garry Hoyt, Go for the Green: The New Case for Sail and Solar Power, page 35:
- For example, to insist on the inclusion of female match racing in Ynglings amounts to a foolish fixation on an arcane and visually unexciting aspect of the sport.
- This noun is usually capitalized, but is also sometimes written in lowercase, as yngling. (It is not a trademark or brand name, and does not derive from the below proper noun.)
- A surname, from Old Norse, especially used of members of the oldest known Scandinavian dynasty, the Ynglings, who were supposedly descended from Frey.