These timeless quotes reflect the passion of seafarers all through time.

African Queen 1914

“Now that I’ve had a taste of it, I’ve no wonder you love boating, Mister Alnutt” From  John Huston’s 1914 movie starring Katherine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart.

Captain Bligh -Knowledge of the Sea 1789

“Knowledge of the sea never comes amiss to a seaman.”

Captain Bligh -Think 1789

“Think, if you like, of the distance we have come, but never let your mind run forward faster than your vessel.”

Cold Sea Hot Blood 1933

“The sea is cold, but the sea contains the hottest blood of all, And the wildest, the most urgent.”
~D.H. Lawrence 1933

Fight For a Galleon 1746

“A man who would not fight for a galleon would fight for nothing at all!”
~Admiral Sir Charles Wager ~ 1746

Quote by Horace 65 B.C.

“They change their skies, but not their souls who run across the sea.”
~Horace~Roman Poet 65 B.C

The Longest Sword 1708

“God dam them thare should bee noe more Comittees nor Councell. Hee that had ye Longest sword should carray it. And his woard should be ye Law.”
~Mutineers aboard the Marquess 1708