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helm

Nautical
a. the wheel, tiller, or entire apparatus by which a vessel is steered
b. the position of the helm: that is, on the side of the keel opposite from that of the rudder

Helm

A bulbous termination to the top of a tower, found in central and eastern Europe.

helm

[helm]
(naval architecture)
The tiller or wheel controlling a ship's rudder.
The entire apparatus for steering a ship.
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A SOLICITOR has made history by becoming the first ever female helmsman at her lifeboat station in Abersoch.
A SOLICITOR has made history by becoming the first-ever female helmsman at her lifeboat station in Abersoch.
The NNPC helmsman also told PETAN that the Kolmani River-II Well, which spud-in was flagged off last month by President Muhammadu Buhari, was progressing satisfactorily, with drilling of 6,700 feet so far.
Cameron helmsman A second crew member was landed to give further assistance, and a call made to the UK Coastguard for an ambulance.
Former Mainz and Borussia Dortmund helmsman Tuchel was seen as the top candidate for the Munich job, with Hoffenheim's Julian Nagelsmann, Ralph Hasenhuettl of RB Leipzig and Eintracht Frankfurt's Niko Kovac also mentioned.
However, compared with the challenge last year of meshing around new skipper and helmsman Phil Robertson, Greenhalgh says this is a change the team -- which also comprises James Wierzbowski and Omani racer Nasser al Mashari -- will take in its stride.
Arran helmsman Martin Wood was delighted no one had been hurt but reminded all sailors planning an open water crossing to have a contact on shore who was aware of their plans.
Peter Burling's side produced an outstanding performance as the 26-year-old became the youngest helmsman to lift the title, sealing the win by 55 seconds in the opening race of yesterday's action to lift the 'Auld Mug'.
Series leaders Emirates Team New Zealand, with a 10-point lead over Ainslie's British team Landrover BAR, will be missing star helmsman Pete Burling who has been central to their success this season.
Further solidifying her place in the modeling industry, Gigi Hadid is the new face of the BMW M2 Coupe.In the campaign, named "Eyes on Gigi," the lovely American lady works her magic in a short clip under the direction of "Quantum of Solace" helmsman Marc Forster.
China's "Great Helmsman," who ruled the country until his death in September 1976, served as chairman of both the People's Republic of China and the Communist Party of China.
In her new role, Michel will oversee the underwriting, sales and service of casualty insurance products for the large risk market, while continuing her leadership duties at Helmsman Management Services, Liberty Mutual's wholly-owned third-party administrator (TPA).