27 Nautical Dog Names
If you spend any time at sea or just adore the ocean, you'll love these nautical dog names.
- Agua: Spanish for "water."
- Ballast: Heavy materials at the bottom of a ship used to keep the ship upright.
- Bow: Front of ship.
- Buccaneer: The pirates and pirateers who plundered the shipping and coastal towns in the West Indies and on the coasts of South and Central America in the second half of the seventeenth century.
- Captain: Person who is in charge of a vessel
- Careen: To lean to one side, as a ship sailing in the wind.
- Cog: A ship developed to withstand pirate attacks. It had very high sides and a raised bow and stern.
- Cruiser: A cruise ship is a passenger ship used for pleasure voyages.
- Dirk: A long thin knife. It was used for fighting in close quarters, as well as cutting rope.
- Fathom: A measure of six feet, used to describe the depth of water.
- Fluke: The portion of an anchor that digs securely into the bottom, holding the boat in place
- Gale: A storm with a wind speed between 34 and 40 knots.
- Grommet: A name British seamen gave to an apprentice sailor, or ship's boy
- Jetty: A manmade structure projecting from the shore.
- Jib: A triangular sail attached to the headstay.
- Keel: Lowest lengthwise running timber of ship.
- Marina: A place where boats can find fuel, water and other services.
- Mate: An assistant to the captain.
- Nautica: Relating to ocean and sailing. Also a designer outerwear company.
- Navy: All ships of a nation, whether for war or commerce.
- Pacifica, Pacifico: Derived from the name of the Pacific ocean.
- Pirate: One who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without commission from a sovereign nation.
- Port: Left side of a ship.
- Rover: A Sea Rover is a pirate's ship.
- Runner: Adjustable stay used to control tension on the mast.
- Sailor: Name of Christy Brinkley's daughter.
- Sampson: A strong post used to attach lines for towing or mooring.
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