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  • A child is an island of curiosity surrounded by a sea of question marks ( Shell advertising slogan )
  • A few cards short of a full deck
  • A life on the ocean waves
  • A rising tide lifts all boats
  • Abandon ship
  • Ahoy there
  • All aboard
  • All aboard that's coming aboard
  • All aboard the Skylark ( A line from Noah and Nelly )
  • All ashore that's going ashore
  • All at sea ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • All hands on deck
  • All hands to the pump
  • Anchors aweigh ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Bail out
  • Barge right in
  • Batten down the hatches ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Between the Devil and the deep blue sea ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Boat person
  • Boat race ( Cockney rhyming slang for face )
  • Britannia rules the waves
  • Burn your boats
  • Burst a blood vessel
  • Castles made of sand fall into the sea eventually
  • Clap him in irons
  • Clear the decks
  • Come about
  • Cut and run ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Davy Jones' locker ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Deal from the bottom of the deck
  • Deck of cards
  • Deck out ( Adorn, typically with flags garlands etc. )
  • Deck the halls with boughs of holly
  • Deep sea data diving
  • Deeper Than The Deep Blue Sea ( Frank Sinatra song )
  • Don't give up the ship ( Cutty Sark Whisky advertising slogan )
  • Don't make waves
  • Don't rock the boat
  • Don't spoil the ship for a ha'pworth of tar
  • Failure to launch
  • Fleet footed
  • Fleet of foot
  • Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee
  • Flotsam and jetsam
  • Fresh off the boat
  • From sea to shining sea
  • Full fathom five
  • Full steam ahead
  • George Raft ( Cockney rhyming slang for daft )
  • Go by the board ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Go down with the ship
  • Gunboat diplomacy
  • Hands across the sea
  • Hard aport
  • Hard astarboard
  • Hello sailor
  • Hit the deck
  • Hunky dory ( 1971 album by David Bowie ) ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • I wouldn't touch it with a barge pole ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • If all the world were Jell-O, And whipped cream filled the sea, Then the only spoon from here to the moon Would have to belong to me ( Jell-O Gelatin Dessert advertising slogan )
  • In full sail
  • In the offing
  • In the same boat
  • It takes a tough man to make a tender chicken ( Perdue Farms advertising slogan )
  • Jolly jack tar
  • Jump ship
  • Junk Yard Dog ( Nickname of Jerome Williams )
  • Junk bond
  • Junk food
  • Junk mail
  • Know the ropes
  • Launch one's lunch
  • Launch out at
  • Launch vehicle
  • Learn the ropes
  • Like rats leaving a sinking ship
  • Like rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic
  • Loose cannon
  • Love Me Tender ( Elvis Presley song )
  • Make sail
  • Man overboard
  • Messing about in boats
  • Miss the boat
  • Mother ship
  • My ship has come in
  • Not dealing from a full deck
  • Not playing with a full deck
  • Ocean going
  • On board
  • On deck ( A baseball expression meaning next in line )
  • On the fiddle
  • One liner
  • Out of the Ark
  • Paddle your own canoe
  • People carrier ( a car with several passenger seats )
  • Pipe down
  • Push the boat out
  • Put your oar in
  • Raiders Of The Lost Ark ( Harrison Ford / Steven Speilberg movie )
  • Row, row, row your boat
  • Run a tight ship
  • Sail away
  • Sail close to the wind
  • Sail into
  • Sailing under false colours
  • Sailor's farewell
  • Sea Bass ( Nickname of Sebastian Janikowski )
  • Sea change ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Sea level
  • Set sail
  • Shake a leg
  • Shape up or ship out
  • She sells sea shells on the sea shore
  • Ship of fools
  • Ship shape and Bristol fashion
  • Ship to shore
  • Shiver me timbers
  • Show a leg
  • Slipped my moorings ( euphemism for adultery )
  • Sloop John B ( Beach Boys song )
  • Son of a gun
  • Sound out
  • Spear carrier
  • Stacked deck
  • Steady as she goes
  • Sun, sea and sand
  • Swallows And Amazons ( children's adventure story by Arthur Ransome )
  • Sweep the deck
  • Swing the lead
  • Take to the boats
  • Taken aback
  • Tender Is The Night ( F Scott Fitzgerald novel )
  • Tender loving care
  • Tender mercies
  • That ship has sailed
  • The African Queen ( Humphrey Bogart / Katharine Hepburn movie )
  • The Big Ship Sails on The Ally-Ally-Oh ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • The Bride Of The Sea ( Nickname of Venice Italy )
  • The Demon Barber of Fleet Street ( Nickname of Sweeney Todd )
  • The Dutch Destroyer ( Nickname of Jaap Stam )
  • The Old Man And The Sea ( Spencer Tracy movie )
  • The Owl and the Pussycat went to sea in a beautiful pea-green boat ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • The Tender Trap ( Frank Sinatra movie )
  • The Yankee Clipper ( Nickname of Joe DiMaggio )
  • The bitter end
  • The boy stood on the burning deck
  • The deep blue sea
  • There's plenty more fish in the sea
  • This precious stone set in the silver sea, this sceptered isle
  • Three sheets to the wind
  • Tote that barge
  • Tug at your heartstrings
  • Turn turtle
  • Twenty thousand leagues under the sea
  • Walk the plank
  • We all live in a yellow submarine ( Beatles song lyric )
  • We're gonna need a bigger boat ( Jaws advertising tagline )
  • Whatever floats your boat
  • Women and children first
  • World cruise
  • Yellow Submarine ( The Beatles song )
  • You know what sailors are
  • You're going to need a bigger boat ( Jaws )

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