Definition of foredeck in US English:



  • The deck at the forward part of a ship.

    • ‘If forced to raft up alongside another vessel, walk across the foredecks, not through the cockpits.’
    • ‘They also share many of the drawbacks inherent in this class, including foredecks that could be a lot safer.’
    • ‘A sail blows off the foredeck and a spinnaker drum jams so they can't jibe on the downwind leg.’
    • ‘The easiest and safest passage to the foredeck is through the forward deck hatch.’
    • ‘The foredeck, side decks and entire cockpit is molded as one component to avoid joints that can fail.’