boatsmanship

[ bohts-muhn-ship ]
/ ˈboʊts mənˌʃɪp /

noun

seamanship as applied to boats, especially rowboats and motorboats.

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Origin of boatsmanship

First recorded in 1805–15; boats(man) + -manship
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