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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.
The mainsheet track is just ahead of the twin pedestals while the two sets of sheet winches are well positioned along the coamings.
Similarly with the mainsheet trimmer, who can sit comfortably in front of the helms, and thanks to the German mainsheet system, has either coaming to work from while the Harken track was also easily adjustable.
Project manager Mike Wappett said the Arco Beck had undergone the removal and renewal of 50 tonnes of steel around the hopper, coamings and the main deck.
With hammocks slung there was barely room to stand up right, and there was water everywhere--swirling in over the coamings when the outside doors were opened, sweating from the ships' plates, oozing from pipe joints, welds and rivets.
Knappco is a specialized manufacturer of industrial access ports, manholes, hatches, coamings, collars, weld rings, fill covers, and check valves used in the handling, transport and storage of petrochemicals, agricultural commodities, and building materials such as cement and asphalt.
Sail controls are all aft with a centralised mainsheet Harken winch and a pair of other winches on the coamings beside the outboard located helms, which have stylish gunwale seating that opens up lots of deck space for access to the transom.
The required equipment includes absorbent materials, pumps, emergency towing bridles, deck edge coamings to help prevent on-deck spills from going over the side and appropriate hoses to transfer cargo from one tank to another internally during an emergency.
Sail controls are all aft with a centralised mainsheet Harken winch and a pair of primary winches on the coamings beside the outboard located helms, which have stylish gunwale seating that opens up tons of deck space for access to the transom.
On deck the wide, open transom gives the helsman plenty of room to move between the twin wheels and there are inboard coamings on both to house a large plotter.
Deep coamings should keep the cockpit dry when underway, while a huge electric swim platform unfolds when at anchor.