sail for (some place)

sail for (some place)

To travel by boat or ship to some location. We're flying to Athens, then we sail for the island of Naxos the very next morning. I knew she would be sailing for America soon, so I didn't want to start any sort of romantic engagement with her that had no chance of lasting.
See also: for, sail
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sail for some place

to depart in a boat or ship for some place. This ship sails for Bridgetown, Barbados, at noon today. We will sail for home early in the morning.
See also: for, place, sail
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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