Definition Of coaming
a raised border around the cockpit or hatch of a yacht or other boat to keep out water.
I began a diary, scratched on the cockpit coaming .
Example Of coaming
After ten minutes of motoring, during which he remembered to douse the coaming and hull with some water, he left the yawl on automatic and went below again.
Drucker's seat belt broke and his forehead slammed into the uncushioned coaming at the bottom of the windshield frame.
Evidence of the coal bunkers being forward of the boilers is provided by a pair of hatch coamings , through which the fuel would have been loaded, resting on the sand.
Further back, the port side of the deck is low in the silt and either the hold coamings are offset to starboard or the forward mast is offset to port.
Hatch coamings from the coal bunkers rest on one side, in line with the keel, still attached to a broken frame from the deck.