- 1 [Nautical/Náutica] timón (masculine) to be at the helm estar* al mando or al timón (be in control) llevar las riendas to take the helm tomar el mando (take charge) agarrar or (Spain/España) coger* las riendasMore example sentences
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- In fact, the Coast Guard allowed Sea Scouts with the rank of quartermaster to take the helm of the small boat during recovery operations.
- He turned to the quarterdeck, his father falling into the helm, sending the wheel into a vigorous spin.
- The other side was the helm, where the ship was piloted.
- The order was repeated once more by the Chief of the Boat to the helm and planesmen.
- There will be boats available with experienced helms to take visitors on to the water together with safety boat cover.
- Nine boats turned out for the J.M. Sladen Trophy race in the north lake while three helms with light-weather yachts decided to sit this one out.
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The Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.