One who or that which defends or protects by warding off harm
Anything serving as a cushion to lessen the shock when a vessel comes in contact with another vessel or a wharf.
A cushion that is attached to the hull of vessel in order to protect the hull when the vessel is alongside another vessel or pier.
A cushion placed between boats or a boat and the dock to prevent damage.
A protector hung over the side between the boat and a pier or another vessel.
A cushioning device hung between the boat and pier.
Protective pieces of wood, rope, or other material, hung over the side to prevent damage from chafing when the vessel is alongside another vessel or a pier.
That which defends; a utensil to confine coals to the fireplace; something to protect the side of a vessel from injury.
A protective pad or buffer used to protect a watercraft or mooring from damage. Traditionally made of rope, but now usually made of plastic or rubber. Défense (en caoutchouc) in French.
Protective pad or buffer used to protect a boat from damage. Traditionally of rope work, but now rubber and plastic materials are also used.
A device fastened to or hung over the side of a vessel to prevent the vessel from rubbing or chafing against other vessels, piers, or wharves. See " Camel."
any device used to absorb and distribute shock and to prevent chafing between a vessel and another object.
a timber cluster of piles or a bag of ropes placed along a deck or bridge pier to prevent damage by anchoring ships or floating objects
a cushion-like device that reduces shock due to contact
The term applied to devices built into or hung over the sides of a vessel to prevent the shell plating from rubbing or chafing against other ships or piers; a permanent hardwood or steel structure which runs fore and aft on the outside above the waterline and is firmly secured to the hull; wood spars, bundles of rope, automobile tires, woven cane, or covered cork hung over the sides by line when permanent fenders are not fitted.
Protective devices placed alongside the freeboard to protect the hull. Old tires, sponges, rolled nets, hawsers were all called defenders, thus "fender"
object used to keep a vessel away from, for example, a quay wall. These fenders may be of any material which is capable of absorbing shocks and thus protect the vessel's plating; these would include rope ,wood , and pneumatic tires.
A flexible barrier positioned between the side of the barge and the quay or other vessel, when going alongside. Often an old car tyre.
Anything serving as a cushion between the side of the ship and dock.
A cushion, placed between boats, or between a boat and a pier, to prevent damage.
any material hung over the ships sides to prevent damage when coming alongside another ship or during berthing; may be old rubber tyres or a mass of old ropes
A cushion, placed between yachts, or between a yacht and a pier, to prevent damage.
An appliance made of rubber, timber and/or rope or other materials normally attached to a dock or quay used to prevent damage to the hull of a vessel especially during mooring and un-mooring operations.
Protective device between a boat and another object.
A cylindrical or round cushion used to protect the hull sides of a boat, typically used when tied up at dock.
Anything that cushions (protects) the ship's hull against the dock or other craft
This term is applied to various devices fastened to or hung over the sides of a vessel for the purpose of preventing rubbing or chafing.
A protective object hung over the side between boat and pier, or another vessel.
Cylindrical or round objects hung over the side of a boat to protects its hull from chafing, abrasions and other damage when tied to a dock or other boat
An appliance made of soft rubber or plastic and hung between boat and jetty to prevent chafing.
A cushion hung from the sides of a boat to protect it from rubbing against a dock or another boat.
A Fender is an air or foam filled bumper used in boating to keep boats from banging into docks or each other. Boats usually have mobile fenders which are placed between the boat and the dock as the boat approaches the dock. Docks as well as other bodies to which boats may approach (such as bases of bridges, canal enteraces etc.) have permanent fenders placed to avoid being hit by boats.