Y is for Yacht.
Origin of the word: 1550–60; from the Dutch jaght, shortened from jaghtschip - hunting ship, (deriv. of jagen, to hunt + schip, ship). The first yachts were built as light, fast sailing ships to pursue pirates, for use as customs vessels and to deliver pilots to waiting ships.
‘Someone’s Got A New Toy’ (…can I come and play too)?
‘That Gauloises Moment’ (visiting French yachtsman enjoying a late afternoon cigarette)
I always tend to post early, simply because I’m in-n-out of here lately, but from later today (Tuesday) and throughout Wednesday, you can see more examples of how other bloggers interpret the letters of the alphabet over at the ABC project, hosted by Mrs Nesbitt