- the act of a thing or person that sails
- the art of navigation
- the sport of managing a sailboat, as for racing
- the start of a trip by water
- driven by wind on sails
- relating to ships or shipping: sailing orders
progress that is free from interruptions, difficulties, etc.
- The skill required to operate and navigate a vessel; navigation.
- The sport of operating or riding in a sailboat.
- Departure or time of departure from a port.
- Present participle of sail.