good seamanship

good seamanship

[¦gu̇d ′sē·mən·ship]
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Any precaution which may be required by the ordinary practice of seamen.
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I competed aboard my near 30-year-old Bonbridge 27 Hornblower in PHS Division 4, in what was a tough but enjoyable regatta that required good seamanship on the Saturday and skillful helming, smart tactics and efficient crew work on the Sunday in a 10-knot southerly that swung to the south-east and freshened at the end to a 15-knot sou'easter.
It's also worth recording the comments of the Controller of the Navy who wrote: "Kelly was got into harbour not only by the good seamanship of the officers and men, but also on account of the excellent workmanship which ensured the watertightness of the other compartments.
We had to rely on some good seamanship to deal with a strong current from Friday night's rainstorm, which meant dodging logs and other debris on the race course, and there was a good cross wind throughout the day that added to the challenge," commented the NAVSUP WSS military team captain and coordinator, Cmdr.
They worked with impressive self-discipline in critical moments, but also displayed surprising understanding for the beauty inherent in good seamanship.
Nimitz insisted that good seamanship required each captain to decide for himself when the conditions were so dangerous for his ship that he needed to break formation and ensure the safety of the ship even if it meant disobeying the commanding admiral's orders.
It's also worth recording the com-Turn to Page 22 From Page 21 ments of the Controller of the Navy who wrote: "Kelly was got into harbour not only by the good seamanship of the officers and men, but also on account of the excellent workmanship which ensured the watertightness of the other compartments.
It was not merely a breach of regulations, but it was against all common sense and good seamanship.
It was not merely a breach of regulations but it was against all common sense and good seamanship.
In cases like that it is all about good seamanship and thankfully we showed that to get around safely.
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