seaworthy

[see-wur-thee]
adjective, seaworthier, seaworthiest. (of a vessel)
1.
constructed, outfitted, manned, and in all respects fitted for a voyage at sea.
2.
safe for a voyage at sea.

Origin:
1800–10; sea + -worthy

seaworthiness, noun
unseaworthiness, noun
unseaworthy, adjective
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seaworthy (ˈsiːˌwɜːðɪ)
 
adj
in a fit condition or ready for a sea voyage
 
'seaworthiness
 
n

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Example sentences
Neither will a new campus make the vessel more seaworthy.
Of their ten sails, only one frigate remained seaworthy at the close of the
  action.
There's a guacamole to start, but the smoked marlin provides a more seaworthy
  and adventuresome dip.
Instead, it must have been harpooned far offshore, in big seaworthy canoes
  built from the extinct palm tree.
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