Definition of forepeak in English:


Line breaks: fore|peak
Pronunciation: /ˈfɔːpiːk


  • The front end of the hold in the angle of the bows of a ship.
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    • Aft of her forepeak she has an engine room which has three Mitsubishi engines.
    • The bow no longer ramps down from the bridge to the forepeak, and all mooring equipment has been moved to a lower deck where it is hidden by panels which are only opened when the ship needs to anchor.
    • There's the forepeak, up in the boat's bow, with the chart table set by the forward windows: the ‘saloon’ a little further back, a deep, square ‘room’ littered with comfortable cushions.

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