The upper edge of a vessel's or boat's side; the uppermost wale of a ship (not including the bulwarks); or that piece of timber which reaches on either side from the quarter-deck to the forecastle, being the uppermost bend, which finishes the upper works of the hull.
(gun'l) 1. The rail of the boat at deck level; 2. The upper part of the sheer strake
A structural timber extending from bow to stern along the inside of the top plank; loosely speaking, the top edge of the hull of a boat. Pronounced "Gun'l".
The top side section of the canoe from stern to bow.
Top part of the hull, where the riggers attach.
The part of a vessel where hull and deck meet. (Pronounced "gun'l")
The upper edge of the side of the boat. It is pronounced "gunnel".
the upper edge of the side of a ship
Also gunnel. The upper edge of the side of a vessel; a low bulwark. A wale was any of the strakes on the side of a vessel, from walen, an Old English word meaning "ridge." A "gunwale" was that part of the bulwark structure along the main deck where the guns were carried.
Same as "Gunnel."
The upper edge of a canoe's side (pronounced "gunnel").
The upper line or edge, along the hull, of a boat or ship.
The sides of the boats.
The removable section of the ship's side below the deck level. Originally, gunwales were holes through which cannons were fired, hence the name.
that part of a barge or boat where the main deck and the side meet.
upper edge of a ship's side
The upper edge of boat's side (generally pronounced gunnel)
(pronounced "gunnel") The top edge of the side of the boat.
the upper planking along the sides of a vessel.
The uppermost edge of the hull surrounding the boat.
wale at the top of the side of boat; topmost planking of a wooden vessel
The top of the bulwark, but also used to refer to the top of the hull at its outside edge, close to where it joins the deck.
The rail or upper edge of a boat
(gunnel). The top timber on the rail round the outer edge of the deck.
(or gunnel, saxboard) Top section on the sides of a shell which runs along the sides of the crew section where the rowers are located. The riggers are secured to the gunwale with bolts.
The upper edge of a boat's sides.
The top edge of the side of the hull.
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The top edge of the hull. Pronounced "GUNN-el".
horizontal plank at the top of the hull running the length of the boats cockpit
the railing of the boat at deck level alyard - the line used to raise and lower the sail
The upper railing of a boat's side.
The upper edge of the side of a boat.
angle between sides of hull and deck, or the structural member that runs along it
Removable section below the deck. Originally used to allow cannons and weapons to be moved in and out.
(pronounced "gunnel") The part of a vessel near the side used for supporting one's midsection while one is engaged in the practice of heaving.
Upper edge of vessel's side (generally pronounced gunnel)
Upper edge or rail of a boat. (Pronounced "gun'el")
On a canoe, the top edge of the sides. Also known as gunnel. (Same word, same pronunciation, different spelling.)
The gunwale, pronounced "gunnel" to rhyme with "tunnel", is a nautical term describing the top edge of the side of a boat.