rivercraft

rivercraft

(ˈrɪvəˌkrɑːft)
n
a small vessel which is used to travel on rivers
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"The Dee rivercraft has to negotiate four low bridges with sometimes less than a metre of water between the bottom of the barge and the riverbed.
The Holy Cross, which was found floating along the Wawa section of Bocaue River centuries ago, is carried by the rivercraft.
In "Rafts and Other Rivercraft in Huckleberry Finn", Peter Beidler (Lucy G.
This accessible guide for students and others uses a question-and-answer format to explain the terms and realities of rivercraft and river life in Mark TwainAEs novel Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
Thus, hunters easily transport their bounties by rivercraft. Swali market is also accessible by good roads, recently constructed by the Bayelsa State government.
12), as a theme that was identified among his students and that it possessed a great value for the place-responsive pedagogy in outdoor environmental education, he (2007) also observed two major differing themes, "rivercraft" and "romancing the river" which both derive from the concept of wilderness.
The plaintive echoes of rivercraft are heard as they signal the drawbridge.
Apart from useful riverboats, New Zealand was able to enlist the services and inland waterway expertise of Captain Francis Cadell to operate its growing flotilla of rivercraft.
As the day wore on, I grew restless as a monotonous landscape of trees, fields and villages passed by, broken only by occasional rivercraft, fishermen, feeding birds or stretches of sand where the desert actually met the river.
Sounds so easy, but knowing how and where to use this tackle in all weathers, plus a generous helping of rivercraft, are the X-factors which veteran anglers such as Gower use to get headline results.
PHILLIPS ships their auction block down to the water for the annual sale of rivercraft at Henley-on-Thames, July 14.