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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The Bank fleet pass good seamanship in silence; but a bungler is jeered all along the line.
So both sides are operating in accordance with the law and practice of good seamanship," she said.
"The international bodies should probe the facts and make a decision on the extent of violation of international conventions with respect to good seamanship," he added.
Batongbacal said Panelo may be referring to violations of other conventions, such as the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea and the customary international law on rendering assistance to vessels and persons in distress and on good seamanship. "These are what Secretary Panelo refers to these are different violations from those under UNCLOS.
'There are violations of COLREGS and international law/customs of good seamanship, and for the failure to render assistance to a ship/crew in distress,' he said.
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.
[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.
This issue our Cruising focus includes Jenifer Wells' special report on the importance of good seamanship as taught (or refreshed) when undertaking the RYA--YA Yachtmaster course, our Cruising Log feature on the CYCA's biennial cruise early in the new year to Hobart and around Tasmania simply called "H15" (appealing to the non-racing types who wish to sail south), as well as our Charter feature from Queensland Yacht Charters on getting away from it all, whether or not you're an experienced skipper.
"It was not merely a breach of regulations, but it was against all common sense and good seamanship. "The two drivers were not quali-fied to drive at night but they were asked to undertake a journey by a man they trusted - their training coach.
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.
"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.
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