People have been sailing the seas for thousands of years, but we didn't always sail alone. Dogs, cats, and other animals have been frequent companions, guardians, symbols of good luck, and mascots for vessels throughout history. Whether sailing or cruising, crossing blue water is never an easy task so animals that adapted to this lifestyle would quickly become the favorite crew member for warships, cargo ships, yachts, sail boats and everything else.
So if you're sailer, a cruiser, or just love boats you may be interested in choosing a nautical name for your dog or pet. If so, checkout the list below to see a complete list of ocean inspired names and nicknames perfect for any sea dog, puppy, or pet.