Definition of "seamanship" [sea•man•ship]

  • (noun) Skill in navigating or managing a boat or ship.

Use "seamanship" in a sentence

  • "A series of forts was raised, commanding the principal harbours on the south coast; and a few ships, secretly prepared, were suddenly sent out under competent captains, to teach the channel pirates a lesson in English seamanship; which was very effectively accomplished."
  • "He said, "The essential of seamanship is anticipation.""
  • "It will be remembered that it was a badly wounded young paymaster, unversed in seamanship, that brought the Hardy out of Narvik harbour and so saved many of his shipmates to fight again."

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