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An open deck above the main bridge of a vessel such as a yacht or cabin cruiser, typically equipped with duplicate controls.
- ‘I can just imagine a big lever set in the deck on the flybridge, one direction marked ‘FULL NOISE’ and the other direction labelled ‘QUIET’.’
- ‘Unfortunately, when mounted on a bracket at the helm or flybridge, it can also be the easiest way for a thief to make a buck.’
- ‘My preference would be to sacrifice the lower helm and enclose the flybridge for protection in inclement weather.’
- ‘A flybridge with a second set of controls and additional seating has been a popular option on many models.’
- ‘Jim's trawler Seaworthy pulled away from his dock and there were nuns on the bow, nuns at the stem, nuns on the flybridge and nuns down below in the cabin.’
- ‘The flybridge accommodates the skipper and four or five guests in comfort; the helm is on centerline at the aft portion of the bridge and the skipper has a good view of the fishing action below.’
- ‘One word of caution: while underway, loading the flybridge to its maximum capacity with adults will result in a tendency of the boat to roll out or away from the direction in which it is being turned.’
- ‘While the flybridge of any 32-footer is bound to have restricted space, the 320 Convertible can accommodate four without serious crowding.’
- ‘The Viking Sport Cruiser is a 1997 model with an enclosed flybridge, large swim platform and two Volvo diesel engines.’
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