sailing master

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Synonyms for sailing master

the ship's officer in charge of navigation


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Soon after reporting to Constitution, the command needed to find a replacement for their sailing master.
The 'couple of boys' on set of Crowe's latest blockbuster Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World included Pugh as the ship's older sailing master, Mr Allen, and fellow Welsh actor Mark Lewis Jones who plays Hog The Whaler, a man who comes to a sticky end at the hands of pirates.
Capt Christopher Chamberlen, former Britannia sailing master who is one of the businessmen behind the plan, said: "Eventually No 10 said it was not suitable for taxpayers' money.
Under a regular Captain and Sailing Master, there are five other permanent crew, including a medic, to guide and instruct the 42 mixed-ability crew on each cruise.
The former Eton School pupil shares a house in Stockingford with his 20-year-old brother Joe and has recently been to Hull to visit his father Peter, who is a sailing master at Trinity House College.
And pals of the boat's owner Roger Barton - who was also the sailing master of the ship - said he was also worried about entrusting his pride and joy to 10 people who had little sailing experience.
After her coronation the Queen appointed him Royal Sailing Master.
It was Hickman's third overall win in the ocean classic: as co-owner/skipper of Selbourne Wild Oats in 1993 and 22 years later with the same yacht, now known as Wild Rose, and as sailing master on the 2000 race winner Ausmaid in 2000.
He and his sailing master, Robbie Haines, will contribute half the crew, while the remainder, led by Wild Oats XT's regular skipper, Mark Richards, will be Australian.
The new Ichi Ban is currently racing with around 15 to 16 aboard, with several of its crew, including highly regarded sailing master Gordon Maguire, originating from the (currently retired) Reichel Pugh 63 Loki.
One of the most popular awards made at the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race prizegiving was a 40 year medallion presented to David Kellett, whose racing career has included being sailing master on Sovereign when it won the double of line and handicap honours in 1987.
Harburg and his sailing master Mark Bradford used the delivery trip from Queensland in a strong southerly as a full race rehearsal, and have been training hard since arriving in Sydney.