Definition of seaworthy
: fit or safe for a sea voyage a seaworthy ship
seaworthinessplay \-thē-nəs\ noun
Recent Examples of seaworthy from the Web
However, while the ships proved to be seaworthy, definite weaknesses were shown in the plan.
Cohen accused Black of being clearly responsible for the boys’ deaths, in part because the boat was not kept in a seaworthy condition and had no radio equipment on board.
Of course, sculptures aren’t typically seaworthy or river worthy.
St. Opened: August 2016 A collaboration between Ace Hotel and Grand Banks oyster bar, a restaurant that floats on New York’s Hudson River, Seaworthy offers a range of oysters from all over the country, seafood dishes and a cocktail bar.
Probably few hold fast to the belief that building a seaworthy, or lakeworthy cardboard boat is a breeze.
Authorities considered pushing the boat, apparently seaworthy, back out to sea, but the surf was too strong at the time.
Open only on Saturdays, Eight Bells sells the majority of its wine directly to consumers from its seaworthy tasting room.
The group summed up its findings in a 70-page white paper—marked FOUO, for official use only—that conveys a grudging respect for the engineers and craftsmen who were able to build something so seaworthy in the middle of a swamp.
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Definition of seaworthy for English Language Learners
: fit or safe to travel on the sea
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Definition of seaworthy for Students
: fit or safe for a sea voyage a seaworthy vessel
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