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gunwale

, gunnel
Nautical the top of the side of a boat or the topmost plank of a wooden vessel

gunwale

[′gən·əl]
(naval architecture)
The upper edge of the side of a boat. Also spelled gunnel.
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A fleet of 371 yachts started in the 50th Sydney Hobart, with 301 finished packing Constitution Dock and Sullivan's Cove, gunwale to gunwale.
For some odd reason she wasn't wearing her usual fishing Crocs and suddenly she slips and falls forward to the gunwale. With the force of her forearms hitting the gunwale, out pops the rod.
The largest of the worked timbers is assumed to be the gunwale at the stern, or bow, of the logboat.
25 cm) marine grade aluminum one piece bottom, closed cell foam floatation, commercial net rail gunwale, composite mooring cleats (4), xtruded aluminum tubular transom, extruded aluminum v stem and formed in keels, longitudinal stringer system, navigational lights, nextwave or equal electrical system, nmma certified to abyc specs, reinforced stainless steel bow and stern eyes.
Massoud added: "The huge shark then hit the boat's gunwale and fell into the middle of the boat."
It seemed awfully small compared with how I had remembered it from my toddler years, when I stood on the floor of the cockpit and could just barely see over the gunwale. By that time, I had built a similar sailboat of fiberglass in the more modern era, but still sewing the sails on my mother's sewing machine and building the trailer as well.
A crucial joint between the deck and hull was in poor condition, while several large drill holes were found on the upper side of the boat, known as the gunwale.
The high-performance, high-capacity boat, constructed with a solid, shaped hull and flexible tubes at the gunwale, powered by Sealegs, consists of motorised, retractable and steerable wheels, powering the boat with off-water capabilities and able to be driven out of the water and deployed into the water.
The ProPackage includes one swivel davit, a winch assembly, two backing plates, one pair of stainless steel ratchet straps, one Gunwale tie-down, and four stainless steel 1/4” folding pad eyes which is everything needed to secure the dinghy to the swim platform.
(Him: the words from which the sounds are extracted are all military.) Answer: using the "o" sound in "provost marshall," the "lef" sound in "lieutenant" (British version), and the "ur" sound in "colonel," the correct pronunciation is "NO LEFT TURN." Using "gunwale" "boatswain," and "colonel" again, one can derive "Hello, Zen Master" from "Hwaleost, Tswain Mastolo," but for brevity I like "forecast," pronounced "folks" a la "forecastle."
It jerked away so hard that both Thor's fists knocked against the gunwale. Then Thor grew angry and, exerting all his divine strength, dug in his heels so hard that both legs went through the boat until he was digging his heels in on the sea bottom.
and sinew shifting, fifty pieces of rib, gunwale, keelson