athwartship


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athwartship

[ə′thwȯrt‚ship]
(naval architecture)
Perpendicular to the fore and aft centerline of a ship.

athwartship

A direction at right angles to the longitudinal axis of an aircraft.
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In the starboard cabin the double berth is athwartships, but you can order a longitudinal double with a cutout for easy access.
Elsewhere in the hull there's room for a 2-4-metre dinghy to be stored partially deflated athwartships in the optional transom garage, which it shares with the liferaft.