A lever of wood or metal fitted to the rudder head and used for turning side to side in steering. In small boats hand power is used; in large vessels, the tiller is moved by means of mechanical appliances. See Illust. of Rudder. Cf. 2d Helm, 1.
The handle of anything.
The arm, or lever, used to control the angle of the rudder.
a handle bar fixed to the top of the rudder which allows it to be turned side to side manually to steer the ship.
Wooden or metal beam attached to the rudder post of a craft for steering.
"The horizontal bar joined at one end to the head of the rudder and providing the lever with which the rudder is moved." (Uden & Cooper)
lever used to turn the rudder on a boat
an acquired taste on a boat this big, but at least it can be said that on a serious ocean cruising boat manual steering is so rare that the method doesn't matter that much
guides the boat
The stick that the boat is steered with as opposed to a wheel
An arm of wood or metal fitted to the head of the rudder stock through which steering leverage is transmitted either from the steering linkage, or directly by the helmsman on smaller vessels.
A handle, usually made from a long stick, that attaches to the top of the rudder and is used to steer a boat.
a lever attached to the head of rudder for controlling the position of rudder to effect steering
Traditionally the piece of wood the helmsman holds to control the rudder. Now it can be made of aluminum, titanium or a composite material in order to save weight.
A bar or handle for turning a boat's rudder or an outboard motor. TOPSIDES - The sides of a vessel between the waterline and the deck; sometimes referring to onto or above the deck.
A spar attached to the rudder by the rudder head, used to control the direction of the boat. Another possibility for steering mechanism is a steering wheel.
A handle attached to the rudder and used by the skipper to control steering.
A metal bar or wooden handle attached to the top of the rudder to steer a yacht. If, for example, the helmsman wants to steer to starboard, he/she pushes the tiller to port. Large yachts usually use a wheel instead of a tiller, some even have twin steering wheels.
The handle used to control the rudder.
controls the rudder and is used for steering
A bar connected to the rudder and used to steer the boat.
The stick or tube attached to the top of a rudder and used to turn it.
A lever, often removable, that connects to the boat's rudder via an "S" shaped bar aptly called a Swan's Neck. Pushing the tiller to right turns the boat to the left and vice versa. The tiller is secured to the Swan's Neck with a "tiller pin".
The large lever used to move the steering rudder. Large ships have a wheel that turns the ruddern into the correct position mechanically.
Lever used to turn a rudder to steer a boat
A type of ladder truck with a second cab at the rear of the truck where a firefighter will steer the rear wheels. Because tiller trucks can steer in the front and the back, they are able to navigate turns that other ladder trucks could not. Our neighbors in Little Rock currently have two companies using tillered apparatus -- Truck Company 1 downtown and Truck Company 7 near University Medical Center.
The on-deck extension of the ruddersail used to move the ruddersail and thus steer the ship.
An arm, attached to rudder stock, which turns the rudder.
Steering arm attached to the rudder.
An arm attached to the top of the rudder to steer a small boat. If the helmsman wants to steer to starboard, he pushes the tiller to port. Larger boats usually use a wheel instead of a tiller.
A tiller or till is a lever attached to a rudder post (American terminology) or rudder stock (English terminology) of a boat in order to provide the leverage for the helmsman to turn the rudder. The tiller is normally used by the helmsman directly pulling or pushing it, but it may also be moved remotely using tiller lines.