Definition of coachroof in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkōCHro͞of/ /ˈkoʊtʃruf/ /ˌkōCHˈro͝of/ /ˌkoʊtʃˈrʊf/


  • A raised part of the cabin roof of a yacht.

    ‘The only holds offered were the handrail on the coachroof and the small cleat amidships.’
    • ‘This picture was taken in June 2006 during painting of the saloon, aft cabin coachroof and coamings.’
    • ‘The half inch Lexan is heated in an oven and then placed on the coachroof to attain the proper shape.’
    • ‘Visibility over the coachroof is good - even when seated inboard - and there is ample room for four crew.’
    • ‘After many measurements, calculations and working out, we fitted the main bulkhead coachroof beam.’
    • ‘Snubbing winches can be fitted on the coachroof for the jib sheets as an extra if required.’
    • ‘She has had Bowmar hatches fitted to the coachroofs making the hulls much lighter inside.’
    • ‘The coachroof is marked with holes from the handrails and mast wiring, which will be patched and redrilled later.’
    • ‘The coachroof design optimizes the jib sheeting angles, and has a jib inhauler system for perfect light airs trim.’
    • ‘Decks and coachroofs were generally of end grain balsa, although solid teak has been found in some areas and marine ply was used as necessary for vertical strength.’