Inherently, in setting out to sea one exposes vessel, crew, environment & others to various risks. The ability to anticipate, judge & minimise these is what defines good seamanship.
The word “experience” can refer, both to mentally unprocessed immediately perceived events as well as to the purported wisdom gained in subsequent reflection on those events or interpretation of them.
Acquiring knowledge involves complex cognitive processes: perception, communication, association & reasoning; while also related to the capacity of acknowledgement.
The learned capacity to achieve pre-determined results with the minimum outlay of time & energy defines skill. Skills can be divided into domain-general and domain-specific skills.