English to Afrikaans Meaning :: helmsman

Helmsman :
stuurman
- stuurman

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Noun(1) the person who steers a ship

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(1) The helmsman steers the ship back into its regular course, and they are met with a good wind, which cheers the crew.(2) An autopilot will improve the performance of your vessel by steering a course or holding a heading with more precision than a human helmsman .(3) Regardless of your choice of chart plotter remember that a prudent helmsman never relies exclusively on a single source of navigation data.(4) There are foot cleats for the helmsman and seatbacks are inclined for comfortable seating.(5) At first it all seems rather gentle as you drift along with the current, the helmsman steering a steady course, the water only occasionally lapping over the sides of your raft.(6) He was not only an outstanding helmsman , but also a designer, boat builder, sail maker and rigging specialist par excellence.(7) The helmsman fired the aft thrusters again, moving the Columbia from a dead stop to full acceleration.(8) The helmsman skillfully navigated the ship towards the enormous docking bay doors which engulfed the view screen.(9) Mount the radar display at the helm of the boat, in clear view and within easy reach of the helmsman .(10) The helmsman engaged the ship's main thrusters for about two seconds, sending the Hiawatha slowly into the wormhole.(11) He then took a sip from his cup and sat down on the chair beside the helmsman of the ship who was piloting it towards its next stop.(12) The country is like a boat sailing without a helmsman .(13) Although mild mannered, he was a tough and successful racing helmsman in dinghies and keel boats.(14) A device can be added that, like an experienced helmsman , senses the beginning of a turn before it is visible on the compass or has been sensed by the autopilot.(15) Once, he even directed the helmsman to beach the boat, right into the teeth of an ambush, and pursued our attackers on foot, into the jungle.(16) Night set and the helmsman steered the ship.
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(1) helmsman ::
stuurman
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Noun
2. steersman ::
stuurman
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