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seamanship

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Water
seamanshipsea‧man‧ship /ˈsiːmənʃɪp/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 TTWthe skills and knowledge that an experienced sailor has
Examples from the Corpus
seamanshipHe was faced by a problem in seamanship.Students generally join as Officer Candidates and receive initial training in seamanship and leadership.He arrived in Virginia at the age of twelve or thirteen, perhaps as one learning seamanship.Becoming a competent swimmer is obviously sensible and for those who sail a knowledge of seamanship is essential.During his lessons on seamanship, Nathan had warned her about the dangers of leaving cuts untreated.But their seamanship is excellent, and they will have coastal signals to help them.
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