sternforemost

stern·fore·most

 (stûrn′fôr′mōst′)
adv. Nautical
With the stern foremost; backward.

sternforemost

(ˈstɜːnˈfɔːməʊst)
adv
(Nautical Terms) nautical backwards

stern•fore•most

(ˌstɜrnˈfɔr moʊst, -ˈfoʊr-)

adv.
1. with the stern foremost.
2. awkwardly; with difficulty.
[1830–40]