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n.1.The business or skill of a waterman.
2.Art of, or skill in, rowing; oarsmanship; specif., skill in managing the blade in the water, as distinguished from managing arms, body, etc., in the stroke.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The 12-day event was held in Crowborough in Sussex where the cadets completed activities including watermanship, paintball, dry skiing, abseiling, camp craft and exercises.
SS Rawat of Army Yachting Node emerged champions at the 31st edition of National Inland Enterprise Championship (NIEC) being organized by Naval Training Team of NDA under the aegis of Yachting Association of India (YAI) and at the Watermanship Training Centre, Peacock Bay, Khadakwasla Lake
The Engineer Tactics Wing also oversees the Assault Pioneer Officer/NCO Course for the Royal Australian Infantry, consisting of light infantry training on demolitions, breaching, and watermanship (small boat operations) to support infantry assaults.
The 'Indian Naval Watermanship Training Centre', Mumbai, has been a training centre for champion sailors and has produced 13 Arjuna awardees, two Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awardees and one Dronacharya awardee for the sport in the past 40 years.
Baqar Hussain and Saddam Hussain were proclaimed the best in Marksmanship and Watermanship respectively.
Commander Coast gold medal was awarded to Muhammad Shoaib for his overall best performance whereas Muhammad Zeeshan was given special prize for being runner up and Javed Karim for Ironman, Sagheer Ahmed and Naeem Aslam received prizes for being the best in Watermanship and Marksmanship respectively.
Conditions were tough and watermanship was at a premium, but it's great for the girls to be part of a winning GB team again after two years of defeat to the French and in a best-ever score for us Brits."
As part of the Exercise Executive Stretch plucky participants had to negotiate tests in bridge building, vehicle recovery, watermanship skills, medical evacuation, building defence and communications, in a bid to enhance their leadership and team building skills.
He became club coach, where he encouraged hundreds of youngsters to learn all aspects of watermanship.
Such conditions demanded high level watermanship skills.