A boat is a watercraft, usually smaller than most ships. Some boats are commonly carried by a ship or on land using trailers.
- He [Steve Jobs] showed me the boat he was working on ... and talked about how he's looking forward to being on it, even though we both knew there was a good chance that wouldn't happen.
- Fortune brings in some boats that are not steered.
- William Shakespeare; Cymbeline, Act 4, Scene 3