Noun(1) wale at the top of the side of boat; topmost planking of a wooden vessel
(1) After a taxing turtle-wrestling session the next day, I drag myself over the boat's gunwale and sit on a bare metal seat.(2) I'm perched on the gunwale of a boat rocketing along at breakneck speed, getting ready to jump into the emerald waters of Australia's Moreton Bay.(3) But when the houseboats line up gunwale to gunwale in a cove thick with blue exhaust, the river becomes a student paradise and every parent's worst nightmare.(4) While working around a wing dam on the Missouri, a fish suddenly went ballistic alongside, bounced into his lap, slammed into the opposite side, ricocheted off the gunwale and went back in the water.(5) Thick tarps, stretched gunwale to gunwale , deck three-quarters of the Brendan, but where the helmsman must stand there is a gaping hole.(6) For their own safety, the two rescuers should lift together, and bring the swimmer into the canoe in stages - arms over gunwale, torso over gunwale , one leg over, etc.(7) You never know what quite to expect at boat show product demonstrations, but when someone swings a baseball bat repeatedly into a boat's gunwale , they quickly get everyone's attention.(8) In fact before we knew it we were about to pass right beneath said tree, although this wasn't going to be easy as we were heading for a large overhanging bough which was only about a foot above the level of the gunwales .(9) Plank roads at intervals are pushed far into the swamp, but the banquettes [sidewalks] cease and wooden gunwales and planks take their place.(10) We had to hoist the fish in and out of the holding tank and then onto the sling before lifting them gently over the gunwales to release them.(11) Your ship will immediately be surrounded by frantic rowboats, young men standing at the gunwales shouting Halloo!(12) There was seating facing inboard along the gunwales of the boat.(13) Broken windows and rotted gunwales allow plenty of light inside.(14) The stats are so one-sided, that if this was a rowboat there would be no-one on the bear side… which means that water will soon be pouring over the gunwales .(15) Wherever possible, he writes with a seaman's lingo of seaways, gunwales , swells and whitecaps.(16) Miri gripped the gunwales and held on for dear life as the boat careened from wave to wave, bouncing from rock to hidden rock.
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