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dinghydin‧ghy /ˈdɪŋɡi, ˈdɪŋi/ noun (plural dinghies) [countable]  dinghy.jpg TTWTTWa small open boat used for pleasure, or for taking people between a ship and the shore rubber dinghy
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dinghyDinghies For a change of pace, sailing dinghies and catamarans are available.Redcar lifeboat was launched when the man was seen floating out to sea in the four foot dinghy.Drifting nearby, however, was a sort of transparent inflatable dinghy, low in the water, resembling a cocoon.Porto Heli A flexible mix of dinghy sailing, catamarans and windsurfing conveniently based on a family run hotel with half board.Our best property, for those on shore holidays or dinghy holidays.The helicopter had vanished and the dinghy was much nearer the pilot, who appeared not to be moving.The tow rope sprang taut, plucking the dinghy clear as the swell broke, thundering forward on to the waiting coral.I steered the dinghy powerfully to the right.
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