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coaming

Nautical a raised frame around the cockpit or hatchway of a vessel for keeping out water

Coaming

 

(1) A raised frame along the perimeter of an opening in the deck of a vessel (such as a cargo hatch, an entrance hatchway, or ventilating holes). On steel vessels, large hatch coamings are made in the form of rib-reinforced sheets or box sections. The height and sturdiness of coamings on the upper decks of oceangoing ships are regulated by registry rules.

(2) A door threshold on a vessel.

coaming

[′kōm·iŋ]
(naval architecture)
A rim placed on a roof or around a hatch, deck, or bulkhead opening to stop water from entering.

coaming

A frame or curb around an opening in a roof or floor, raised above the surrounding level to prevent the flow of water into the opening.

coaming

coaming
The edge of an open-cockpit aperture.
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Where coaming is not installed, a white circle is painted on the flight deck and marks the stowage location.
We pushed it up one side of the ramp and over the ledge of the coaming.
When it's time to relax with the family, they will enjoy comfortable bow seating, a killer stereo, built in coolers, coaming pads and flip-up stern seating on the rear deck.
They found that the unsecured light cover had been blown off by the H-47's rotor downwash during the initial landings The missing cover allowed light to escape the housing and reflect off the deck coaming.
Features include 15-gallon livewell, 26-gallon storage compartment, leaning post seating, vertical and horizontal rod holders, coaming panels and transom access to electrical systems.
Unfortunately, the only way to get off of the elevator was to drive along the painted red-and-yellow-square visual-landing-aid markings around the elevator deck edge, adjacent to the coaming.
Other standard features: trolling motor mounting block, padded coaming and a stern skid plate.
The other technical guidance, which was adopted at the end of the structures stability studies and feasibility studies in 2013, is to tackle the SPF4 installation pits 4 and 5 of SVM without creating coaming on the slab pits.
This reduces maintenance work for the shipowner, and the shipyard's installation work is also simpler because fewer components need to be installed on the coaming.
Another clever feature is the fold out seats on the coaming, forming a relaxing lounge area with views forward along the expansive side decks.
While the Raymarine plotter was somewhat hidden under the coaming in this layout, in another arrangement it could be on the pedestal.
Shallow lockers on either coaming offer unusual but useful storage, probably intended for iPads or other tablets - increasingly popular aids for navigation.