Title

Very Superstitious: Maritime myths persist, and maybe for good reason

Authors

Scott Sell

Source

Island Journal

Date

2017

Volume Number

VOL. 33

Pages

84-85

Abstract

Short piece about many of the nautical superstitions purported to bring bad luck to sailors and those on the sea.

Subjects

Whistling, Clapping, Umbrellas, Throwing Stones, Bananas, Black Oilskins, Pig, Women On Board, Nautical Superstitions, Naked Women, Bowsprit, Red Hair, Left Handed, Flat Feet, Sharks, Dolphins, Boat Christening, Dry Boat Launch, Neptune, Libations, Wine, Champagne, Changing Names, Jim Alley, Counting, Humility, Bad Luck

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