No Priests, No Women, and Absolutely No Bananas: Strange Sailing Superstitions for Survival at Sea

Sailors can be a superstitious bunch. It’s hardly surprising, given the dangers of life at sea in years gone by – but even now, there are some who look out for portents that might please or displease Neptune (pictured below in Gdańsk), and none of them are taught on the RYA Dayskipper courses. So what should we be looking for to forecast what fate has … Continue reading No Priests, No Women, and Absolutely No Bananas: Strange Sailing Superstitions for Survival at Sea