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

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Recent Examples on the Web The exterior, meanwhile, comprises a full-beam alfresco dining area with a weatherproof TV, a relaxation area on the flybridge with sun pads and another pop-up TV, plus a hydraulic swim platform. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 24 Aug. 2021 Outdoor spaces include a large flybridge with a bow covered in sunpads. Howard Walker, Robb Report, 13 Aug. 2021 The yacht’s stern has a feature that resembles a backbone that runs from the flybridge to the water. Howard Walker, Robb Report, 19 Mar. 2021 Glass is prominent on the exterior, allowing light into all decks, while teak is featured on the exterior, from the walkways and stairs to the flybridge, and even on the curves of the hatches. Michael Verdon, Robb Report, 15 Mar. 2021 The décor is a mix of bespoke furniture—like the custom lounges and dinner table on the flybridge—to high-end sofas by B&B Italia, tables by Living Divani and daybeds by Fritz Hansen. Michael Verdon, Robb Report, 21 May 2021 Moskito has a large foredeck for the tender and crane, along with a lounge, while the main socializing happens on the flybridge, with its hardtop and Jacuzzi. Michael Verdon, Robb Report, 19 Apr. 2021 As per the renders, OPV 56 also appears to feature an infinity pool and jacuzzi, plus an open-air bar on the flybridge. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 17 Mar. 2021 The flybridge itself is designed for a large party of guests, with lounges, seating and a full upper galley to make the best use of the top deck. Michael Verdon, Robb Report, 13 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of flybridge

1962, in the meaning defined above

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“Flybridge.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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