- Also called pilot. a manual published by a government for mariners, containing descriptions of coastal waters, harbor facilities, etc., for a specific area.
- a pilot of coasting vessels.
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Examples from the Web for coast pilot
Signal for a coast-pilot,—weighed and sailed as soon as he came.
The commandant of Oyapok gave M. Martel, moreover, a coast-pilot, to accompany him to the frontiers.Perils and Captivity
Charlotte-Adlade [ne Picard] Dard
We kept on our course as laid down in the Coast-pilot, without regard to the Islander.Up the River