fly·​bridge | \ ˈflī-ˌbrij How to pronounce flybridge (audio) \

Definition of flybridge

: an open deck on a cabin cruiser located above the bridge on the cabin roof and usually having a duplicate set of navigating equipment

Examples of flybridge in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Italian company Gyro Marine offers the following example involving a typical flybridge cruiser: Such a boat would typically have a maximum roll angle of about 12 degrees and a roll rate of 25 degrees per second, which is rocking pretty good. Dan Neil, WSJ, "Skip the Seasickness: How Boats Are Getting More Tech-Savvy," 28 June 2018

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First Known Use of flybridge

1962, in the meaning defined above

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“Flybridge.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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