Translation of tiller in Spanish:
- (Nautical)at the tillercaña (feminine) or barra (feminine) del timónal timónExample sentences
- To minimize maintenance, the only wood used in the entire boat is the tiller and the only opening to the area below deck is the companionway.
- There's the main sheet (the rope which controls the main sail), the tiller (the steering stick), the jib (the front sail) and a lot more coloured rope.
- A firm hand at the tiller and the boat sails fair.
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