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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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A red stripe is painted up and over the deck-edge wheel-stop coaming, and a white "PKP" painted on the center of the stripe.
We pushed it up one side of the ramp and over the ledge of the coaming. As the cart moved back down the other side of the ramp, I realized it quickly was picking up speed, rolling at the "scrubby."
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. Once the deck crew was able to secure the light cover and check the security of the other lights, we restarted the DLQs.
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. A hump exists between the elevator and the flight deck, where the elevator locks fit into the flight deck, and the TK advised me to drive over the hump.
Sitting out comfortably on the teak coaming, the composite wheel felt nicely balanced as the tell-tales flattened out, while our heeling angle felt just about right to reduce the wetted area of the beamy transom.
Other standard features: trolling motor mounting block, padded coaming and a stern skid plate.