15 Powerful Nautical Tattoos

Nautical tattoos express the intense desire of freedom, the strength of nature and dreams of adventures.
Seas and oceans are one of the places on earth where the violence of the elements is both extremely dangerous and gorgeous. Humans have always been fascinated by the lethal beauty of waves and storms. When Poseidon, the Ancient Greece's god of the oceans is unleashing his wrath, impressive ships and courageous captains and sailors are nothing else than fragile toys.
Oceans are huge, destructive and peaceful at the same time, and their depths are hidding some fabulous mysteries. Seamen have inspired legends and stories, and their bravery and wisdom is still inspiring the modern sailors and the ink lovers looking for badass nautical tattoos.
Tattoo artists are creating powerful and dynamic compositions, especially with portraits, and artists such as Pietro Sedda have won their popularity with them. If you are feeling in your soul the hypnotic call of the stormy oceans, wishing to face the anger of their gods and creatures, embark with these breath-taking nautical tattoos... They could give you a good rush of adrenalin, without the fear of the deadly shipwreck!
Dark scene by Bullet BG.
Poseidon god's statue by Dave Paulo.
Breath-Taking pirate backpiece by Dawei Zhang...
There are mysteries Under the ocean... By Den Yakovlev.
Dynamic black and grey tattoo by Eric Marcinizyn.
Traditional half sleeve by Josh Wilcox.
Nothing as intense as a sailor's love... iconic and historic scene, tattooed by Matteo Pasqualin.
Terrific art by Mumia!
Ship and mysterious woman by Rich Pineda.
Powerful lighthouse tattoo by Saga!
Old ship by Sasha Masiuk.
Cool watercolor tattoo by Sasha Unisex.
Another Poseidon and storm half sleeve by Yarson.
Gorgeous composition by Matthew James!