Definitions for "Gunwale"
Keywords:  gunnel, hull, gun'l, bulwark, boat
The upper edge of a vessel's or boat's side; the uppermost wale of a ship (not including the bulwarks); or that piece of timber which reaches on either side from the quarter-deck to the forecastle, being the uppermost bend, which finishes the upper works of the hull.
A structural timber extending from bow to stern along the inside of the top plank; loosely speaking, the top edge of the hull of a boat. Pronounced "Gun'l".
The top side section of the canoe from stern to bow.
Parts Gybe Maneuvers , Expressions
Keywords:  ribs, strip, shell, horizontal, length
A horizontal strip of wood running the length of a shell, to which the ribs and other parts traditionally are attached.