flybridge

noun

fly·​bridge ˈflī-ˌbrij How to pronounce flybridge (audio)
: 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 Outside lies a plush bow lounge, an aft deck with steps to the sea, and a 750-square-foot flybridge with an alfresco dining area and storage space for a tender. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 8 Apr. 2024 The flybridge has been extended by about 4.5 feet and adorned with a plush lounge and grill. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 26 Mar. 2024 But all sails are controlled by joystick on the flybridge. Julia Zaltzman, Robb Report, 15 Mar. 2024 Higher still, the scenic flybridge is equipped with a plush lounge, a bar, and a nap station, because who doesn’t like to catch zs after cocktails? Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 6 Mar. 2024 Guests can watch from the flybridge or the lounging space at the bow of the sundeck. Julia Zaltzman, Robb Report, 23 Feb. 2024 Not to be outdone, the flybridge is home to a vast relaxation space with a Jacuzzi and lounges. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 6 Feb. 2024 The 75, which replaces the 74 XPS, shares the same hull as the Sunseeker 75 Sport Yacht, but without its flybridge. Howard Walker, Robb Report, 31 Jan. 2024 On the flybridge, the SX100 incorporates a multi-weather indoor-outdoor design. Kevin Koenig, Robb Report, 17 Jan. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1962, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of flybridge was in 1962

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“Flybridge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flybridge. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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