Definition of seaworthiness in US English:



  • See seaworthy

    • ‘Some cabins on the lower decks were awash, giving the clue to the vessel's general lack of seaworthiness.’
    • ‘Mark Horton tests its seaworthiness and speculates how far it might have sailed.’
    • ‘His exploits follow a long line of expeditions trying to prove the seaworthiness of primitive boats.’
    • ‘Moreover the seaworthiness of the vessel required that cargo should be correctly stowed.’
    • ‘Over the past fifteen years I've sailed various boats of differing seaworthiness in the bay and along the coast.’