Definition of seamanship in English:

seamanship

Line breaks: sea¦man|ship
Pronunciation: /ˈsiːmənʃɪp
 
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noun

[mass noun]
The skill, techniques, or practice of handling a ship or boat at sea: junior officers were trained in the rudiments of seamanship and navigation his bravery and seamanship
More example sentences
  • 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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