seamanship


sea·man·ship

noun \ˈsē-mən-ˌship\

: skill in sailing or operating a ship

Full Definition of SEAMANSHIP

:  the art or skill of handling, working, and navigating a ship

Examples of SEAMANSHIP

  1. The captain shows great seamanship.

First Known Use of SEAMANSHIP

1756

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