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flying bridge

[¦flī·iŋ ′brij]
(naval architecture)
A narrow walkway or platform built at the level of the top of the pilothouse and containing a duplicate set of controls for steering gear and engine-room signals and for navigating instruments; the platform extends from one side of the ship to the other. Also known as navigating bridge.
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Buyer: Flybridge Capital Partners, Black Coral Capital , Stata Ventures , Nokia Growth Partners , Aster Capital , Goldman Sachs Group Inc
Other features -- more commonly associated with a 200-ft megayacht than a 64-ft overnight cruiser -- include thermal night-vision cameras, a tablet app that controls the steering and provides readings from the helm gauges, a smartphone app that enables passengers to control the onboard entertainment systems, and two joystick-docking stations, one on the flybridge and one on the main deck.
On the main deck the vast aft cockpit is sheltered by the long flybridge above, making alfresco dining a shaded and sheltered experience, while behind--and an improvement on previous models--is a tall set of davits to elevate the dinghy well above the waves.
I first met Dan Choi and Eliot Buchanan at Harvard's i-lab when they were undergraduates and watched them develop their concept to reality," said Jeff Bussgang, general partner at Flybridge Capital Partners.
The round was led by new investor SR One, the independent corporate venture capital arm of UK GlaxoSmithKline (LON: GSK), with participation from existing investors Flybridge Capital Partners and North Bridge Venture Partners.
5 million Series B round of financing led by Flybridge Capital Partners and QED Investors.
Chartered yachts included various Benetti megayachts, with numerous other Flybridge and Sports models from the Azimut, Atlantis and Riviera range completing the charter fleet.
These clear rubber boots protect the front of the panels and allow for installation in exposed wet areas such as a boat's cockpit or flybridge.
It has a Jacuzzi spa on the flybridge and a hot and cold swimming shower at the stern.
lt;p>At a time when venture investment in the IT industry has hit its lowest point in a decade, Virtual Computer has snagged $15 million in a funding round led by Highland Capital Partners and Flybridge Capital Partners.
3 million financing round led by Flybridge Capital Partners.
The company's current leisure line, featuring the Palm Sports cruisers, Palm Islander Flybridge yachts and Palm Fisher sports fishing yachts, has proved to be very popular with boating aficionados.