Synonyms for Sailing:

n.

the America's Cup, Ahoy, canoe, traveling, anchor, berth, boater, the Admiral's Cup, bail out, beach. act (noun)
navigation.
boating (noun)
Canoeing.
navigation (noun)
piloting.
sailing (noun)
at sea, navigation, glide, afloat, soaring, gliding, sailplaning.
shipping (noun)
shipping.

v.

boating (verb)
ferrying, shipping, rowing, Canoeing, boating.
navigating (verb)
floating, Maneuvering, guiding, Cruising, drifting.
sailing (verb)
Navigating, piloting.

Other synonyms:

traveling. Other relevant words:
at sea, gliding, traveling, glide, afloat, navigation, Cruising, sailplaning, soaring.

Usage examples for sailing

  1. He made up his mind to keep on sailing all night, and thus reach the city early the next morning. – Jess of the Rebel Trail by H. A. Cody
  2. For instance, you had better go out sailing with him to- morrow as if nothing had passed. – Love Me Little, Love Me Long by Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English
  3. He does not enjoy pleasant sailing in this journey which he is making. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope