Correct spelling, explanation: this word comes from the Dutch word jacht, which means hunt. It’s sail- or power-driven vessel, used for racing or for recreation. As you can see, the English spelling is similar to the Dutch one – only -j changes to -y. That’s why the only correct form is yacht, not
Definition of yacht:
noun, a medium-sized sailing boat equipped for cruising or racing.
I want to be so rich that I can afford a yacht.
Harry was sailing around the world in his yacht.
Collocations with yacht:
Some most commonly used collocations include: luxury yacht, motor yacht, racing yacht, royal yacht, and sailing yacht.
Incorrect spelling, explanation: this word is a misspelling. There is no reason to write it like that. When we look at its etymology, we can clearly see that -ch should appear before -t, not the other way around. The pronunciation indicates that as well. Therefore, the only correct form is yacht, not
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