Definitions

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  • noun The ability of a vessel to navigate safely at sea for prolonged periods during stormy weather.
  • noun The study of the response of a ship or floating object to waves.

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  • noun Effective operation of a ship at sea; remaining seaworthy.

Etymologies

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sea +‎ keeping

Examples

  • It was also about shipping routes, ship contents, convoy speed, individual ship speed and armor, vessel seakeeping characteristics, evasion tactics, escort strength, air cover, and a variety of other data that would help U2 captains plan and execute attacks.

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  • She is one of the third batch of Type 42 ships, incorporating several improvements in sensors and weapons systems, plus a lengthened hull for better endurance and seakeeping.

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  • The hull has a wide beam, allowing easy engine room access for maintenance and repair, spacious crew quarters, high load carrying capability and providing excellent seakeeping characteristics.

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  • The General Dynamics LCS Team platform utilises Austal's proven, high-speed trimaran hull-form to provide enhanced seakeeping, low resistance, superior aviation facilities, and large payload volume capacity.

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  • It concluded that it was a combination of seakeeping - the characteristics of the vessel - and sea conditions which caused the trawler's "catastrophic" capsize.

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  • It concluded that it was a combination of seakeeping - the characteristics of the vessel - and sea conditions which caused the trawler's "catastrophic" capsize.

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  • The General Dynamics LCS Team platform utilises Austal's proven, high-speed trimaran hull-form to provide enhanced seakeeping, low resistance, superior aviation facilities, and large payload volume capacity.

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  • Alfred Thayer Mahan, the leading naval historian of the 1890s, greatly exaggerated the prowess of 17th century ships, endowing them with firepower, seakeeping capability, and crusing endurance of ships built in

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  • Alfred Thayer Mahan, the leading naval historian of the 1890s, greatly exaggerated the prowess of 17th century ships, endowing them with firepower, seakeeping capability, and crusing endurance of ships built in

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  • Alfred Thayer Mahan, the leading naval historian of the 1890s, greatly exaggerated the prowess of 17th century ships, endowing them with firepower, seakeeping capability, and crusing endurance of ships built in

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  • "The new 102-metre trimaran is an evolution of Austal’s landmark 2005 trimaran ferry 'Benchijigua Express' in every sense - optimising performance, seakeeping, fuel efficiency, passenger comfort and payload to deliver a truly next generation transportation solution."

    - media release, Next Generation Austal Trimaran Revealed, austal.com, 5 June 2009.

    Edit: Elsewhere, Austal's Tony Armstrong comments, "It’s got a better sea-keeping ability – able to operate in higher sea states without something breaking.�?

    August 7, 2009