watermanship

[ waw-ter-muhn-ship, wot-er- ]
/ ˈwɔ tər mənˌʃɪp, ˈwɒt ər- /

noun

the skill, duties, business, etc., of a waterman.
skill in rowing or boating.

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Origin of watermanship

First recorded in 1880–85; waterman + -ship
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