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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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He had previously represented Australia in the Stars at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, placing sixth, and in 1976 he was helmsman of the Soling class yacht at the Montreal Games, placing 11th.
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