- She thought of the yachtsman; he was very courteous and deferential; a mild creature; he had behaved to her as to a woman.... - "The Lion's Share", E. Arnold Bennett.
- He had been a good yachtsman in other years; and Sparicio declared he would make a good fisherman. - "Chita: A Memory of Last Island", Lafcadio Hearn.
- Andrew was not an expert at canoeing, but he had once made a journey up the Canadian waterways and had been a yachtsman at home; and when the breeze freshened and the waves got steeper it had become evident that neither of his companions was capable of managing the craft in broken water. - "For the Allinson Honor", Harold Bindloss.