Rigged together from spare poles, but a useful, if temporary, platform on which to work.
This is the highest deck of a sailing ship, stretching from bow to stern, from which it is commanded.
There's nothin' like the wind blowin' through yer skull to cool yer head and focus yer mind, yarrrr!!!
The grime and guns may be below, but this is where the really crucial decisions are made, depending on who you ask, of course…