Flatboat vs Keelboat - What's the difference?

flatboat | keelboat |


As nouns the difference between flatboat and keelboat

is that flatboat is a boxy, flat-bottomed boat used for carrying livestock, freight, and people on rivers while keelboat is (sailing) any sailboat having a keel (as opposed to a centerboard or daggerboard).

flatboat

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A boxy, flat-bottomed boat used for carrying livestock, freight, and people on rivers.
  • See also

    * barge

    keelboat

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (sailing) Any sailboat having a keel (as opposed to a centerboard or daggerboard).