Translation of "sail" into French

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sail [seɪl] verb Conjugation
sailed / sailed / sailing / sails
Clouds sail across the sky.
Des nuages naviguent à travers le ciel.
faire de la voile (naut)
She was looking forward to going sailing with him.
Elle se réjouissait d'aller faire de la voile avec lui.
sail [seɪl] noun
pl. sails
la voile f
The ship is about to set sail.
Le bateau est sur le point de mettre à la voile.

Phrases (26)

  1. bend sail - enverguer voile
  2. camber of the sail - creux de la voile
  3. draft of a sail - creux de la voile
  4. fullness of the sail - creux de la voile
  5. light sail - voile de petit temps
  6. main sail - grand-voile
  7. mask sail - déventer
  8. sail area - surface de la voilure
  9. sail bag - sac à voile
  10. sail before the wind - naviguer allures portantes


Clouds sail across the sky. Des nuages naviguent à travers le ciel.
The ship is about to set sail. Le bateau est sur le point de mettre à la voile.
I'd like to sail around the world. J'aimerais voguer autour du monde.
It took courage to sail across the Pacific single-handed. Il fallait du courage pour traverser le Pacifique à la voile en solitaire.
The only reason why Ferdinand Magellan could claim to be the first man to sail across all of the world's meridians was because Christopher Columbus had chosen to swim. Ferdinand Magellan fut le premier homme à traverser à la voile tous les méridiens du monde, mais la seule raison qui le lui permit, c'est que Christophe Colomb avait choisi de le faire à la nage.

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