Definition of seamanship in English:

seamanship

Syllabification: sea·man·ship
Pronunciation: /ˈsēmənˌSHip
 
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noun

  • The skill, techniques, or practice of handling a ship or boat at sea.
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    • Getting a good start was imperative to finish in the top 10 and this meant some cunning seamanship around the start boat to ensure a clean start.
    • Henceforth he would have to rely on his seamanship to navigate.
    • Daniel Defoe was knowledgeable and proficient in seamanship, he understood the workings of a ship and the skills required for its operation.

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