I was out of hailing distance of the unhappy skipper when he reached the point, though I could still see his violent gestures.
Leaping to my saddle, I galloped across the spongy marsh to hailing distance.
Meanwhile the brig, being buoyant, was settling rapidly to leeward, and soon drifted out of hailing distance.
When I signed the party to hold off at hailing distance, the foremost warrior signed back that they were friends.
If they are afraid to let the boys come nearer than hailing distance, what'll be done when the mob get here?
When they were still too far for hailing distance George raised his hat and waved it.
She recognized them before they were in hailing distance and waved her hand and hurried toward them with a happy face.
The sails of the Caroline filled at the first puff of wind, and she kept at hailing distance with the Lively Bee.
We were running before the wind, within rather less than hailing distance of the Frenchman, who was on our larboard beam.
He could see the yellow lumber long enough before the "Gull" was in hailing distance, and knew that Ben had been successful.