Coast along the waves, deep into the majestic blue ocean seas. From Noah’s Ark to today’s commercial cargo vessels, the invention of the ship has made life beyond land a reality.
Sail backwards 10,000 years and you’ll discover the first handcrafted sailboat. Made of animal skins and woven fabrics, it wasn’t a true ship by today’s standards, yet it served a foundational purpose.
From unruly pirates to noble navigators exploring new lands, the ship literally lead the way. Though, for some ships like the Titanic among countless other sea wrecks, you could say the course was steered in the wrong direction.
However, today you might be surprised to know that there are nearly 104,304 ships throughout the world. Some of which transport an astonishing 7.5 billion tons of cargo across the seas!
Even if you’re into ships as a hobby, either model or full-scale, it’s easy to appreciate the beauty of a finely crafted water vessel. To help you navigate the rough seas of bad tattoos, I’ve put together a collection of the top 70 best ship tattoo ideas for men. From realistic views of looking out the bow, to experiencing life spent out on the open sea. You’re sure to reach the land safely with these cool designs; you might even find some buried treasure along the way!