Bringers of Bad Fortune -
- Beginning a voyage on Friday or on the 13th of the month.
- Losing a bucket at sea brings ill fortune.
- Sailing on a green boat.
- Killing an albatross or a dolphin.
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If you encounter a red-haired person en-route to your boat, speak to them before they speak to you or prepare for a disastrous voyage.
Shaving, cutting hair, trimming nails is bad luck.
Never step onto or off a boat with your left foot first.
Tattoos and piercing are said to ward off evil spirits, hence sailors’ love for ink.
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