Entry from British & World English dictionary
The action or skill of steering a ship or boat: the principles that govern the helmsmanship of marine vessels figurative his helmsmanship of the economic recovery
More example sentences
- Beginners start with a Competent Crew course, which covers subjects such as sail handling, mooring, rope work, safety and helmsmanship.
- Despite making the news for matters other than his helmsmanship of the tribunal, he may yet see the job through over the next 15 years.
- He has also taught them the correct procedures for towing other vessels, anchorages, helmsmanship and lookouts.
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