Easy and unimpeded progress; easy going: After a rough couple of months it was clear sailing (1850s+)
Then it was that Star Hawk loomed up as a dangerous contender as he finally found his stride and had clear sailing.
She is not going to have clear sailing with little sister Linda any longer.
There's clear sailing for ninety miles or so, straight to Portland, unless—How much gas has she aboard, Harry?
The open lake was astern of her, with clear sailing for two miles.
Thank God, that is all over now and you are to have blue sky and clear sailing.
"Here's clear sailing round this ice-field," remarked the captain.
"Now we have clear sailing for a stretch," said Ruth, as they came to a broad curve.
If the reeds are in equilibrium the pilot knows it is clear sailing straight to his field.
It was not all clear sailing for the editor of the Liberator even with such choice spirits.
When she hears her mariners cry: 'clear sailing now,' she invariably tosses them a storm.