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flying bridge

n.
A small, usually open platform located above the main bridge, as on a powerboat, equipped with a secondary set of navigational controls. Also called flybridge.

flying bridge

n
(Nautical Terms) an auxiliary bridge of a vessel, usually built above or far outboard of the main bridge

fly′ing bridge`


n.
a small, often open deck above the pilothouse or main cabin of a vessel, having duplicate controls.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flying bridge - the highest navigational bridge on a shipflying bridge - the highest navigational bridge on a ship; a small (often open) deck above the pilot house
bridge deck, bridge - an upper deck where a ship is steered and the captain stands
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Dual controls at the main helm and flying bridge allow Steinberg to captain his ship from either position at a top speed of 15 knots and a typical traveling speed of eight or nine knots for maximum fuel efficiency.
19D, and NSTM 077, the bridge and flying bridge are separate entities of the sail when working in them.
Following our Martha's Vineyard excursion we had dinner at the Flying Bridge (220 Scranton Avenue, Falmouth) overlooking the harbour.