98 Outstanding Boat Tattoo Designs Ideas

Boat designs are more popular than you would think. There are many reasons why people choose to have a boat tattoo. You can have a simple design or a detailed one. You will blow everyone away with your new tattoo design. Make sure that you have a great artist for your next tattoo because it makes all the difference in the world. If you are looking for a fresh new design, then check out these 98 Outstanding Boat Tattoo Designs Ideas:

  1. Paper Boat

A special tattoo design that shows of a paper boar with a cool little anchor.

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2. Beautiful Ships

If you are looking for a large tattoo for your back, then this breathtaking and detailed ship is a great look for you.

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3. Cool Messages

A bold design like this has a ship on one leg and a message on the other.

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4. Colorful Designs

A bold design that has some colorful designs.

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5. Ship Designs

If sailing the seven seas is your dreams, then you would probably love this inspirational tattoo design.

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6. Dark Elements

A bold style that fits completely on the sleeve of your arm.

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7. Anchor Design

This fun design is a ship at sea. It looks like it’s anchoring down. It’s more of a cartoonish style, but an awesome one.

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8. Raining Days

This is an awesome design that has darkening storm clouds that are raining down on a paper boat. If you love unique styles, then this is the one for you.

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9. Cool Ships

Ships remind us of the olden days or even pirates. They are cool images that make for great tattoo designs. If you are looking for a large design, then this is it.

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10. Behind the Ear

A great tattoo design that sits nicely behind the ear.

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11. Colorful Ships

If you like a little color in your life, then you will love this tattoo design. boat tattoo designs (17)

12. Sweet Boats

You don’t have to have a large tattoo design to show your love for ships. This cool little boat is the perfect tattoo.

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13. Fun Ideas

A circular design that has a fun little boat inside it.

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14. Detailed Tattoos

Ship designs are super cool and we love the detail that is involved with this one.

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15. Lonely Boat

A simple tattoo that has a person sitting in a fishing boat reflecting.


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16. Sea Creatures

This cool image has a sea creature that is so big that it is about to take over the boat. It’s a stunning image that fits nicely on the back.

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17. Thumb Design

A cool little design is perfect for the thumb. If you are looking for a small design, then this would be a great style for you.

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18. Sleeve Designs

A fun style like this is truly unique and awesome.

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19. Simple Ships

This cool design takes up the whole one side of the body. It’s a large design so make sure that you can be committed to it.

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20. Watercolor Designs

A cool ship design that has splotches of color that look like a watercolor painting.

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21. Gorgeous Designs

Another stunning example of a great tattoo design that has a burst of bright colors in the background. The splotches of color look like paint. We love the fact that it looks like paint dripping down her side.

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22. A Bold Ship

A wonderful tattoo that has a basic design.

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23. Cartoon Designs

This is a very basic cartoon style that is sure to bring a smile to your face. We love paper boats.

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24. Cool Ribcage Designs

A great design that is both popular and colorful. The tattoo covers the entire one side.

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25. Nautical Designs

A stunning ship sleeve that is remarkable. There are a few other nautical designs that are bold and well put together. If you want a gorgeous and dark design, this is the one for you.

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26. Little Ship

There is more ocean here than ship, but it still makes for a cool design. There are plenty of waves and a cute little black boat.

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27. Creek Love

This reminds us of the TV show Dawson’s Creek. If you love fishing in the creek, then you might love this tattoo.

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28. Sailing Tattoos

A simple design that has a ship with a bunch of birds around it.

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29. Wrist Design

A simple boat tattoio that fits nicely on the wrist.

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30. Cartoon Designs

This is a more traditional design because of the cartoonish style and colors.

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31. Elegant Ships

A bold style that has an elegant ship design. It’s a really classy design and it’s perfect for a woman that wants a ship tattoo.

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32. Heart Designs

A simple tattoo design that is black and white. We love the colorful little heart.

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33. Neck Designs

A ship design that is elegant and cool. It fits nicely on the back of the neck.

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34. Paper Designs

A simple design of a small boat that is precious and unique. These fresh and bright colors really make the tattoo pop out.

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35. The Night Sky

This is an amazing style that is dark and mysterious. We can see the night sky about the ship. It’s a great tattoo that is totally badass.

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36. Ship Ribcage Designs

A bold tattoo design that is unique and magnificent. It’s a rather large tattoo that covers the entire ribcage. If you are looking for something amazing, then this is the one for you.

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37. Fun Styling

One thing about this tattoo is that it’s very simple and cartoonish.

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38. Stormy Ships

This amazing ship design has a lot of details. There is a storm brewing with this look and it is surrounding the ship.


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39. Skull Ship

A dark design like this is hardcore and bold.

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40. Sailing Ships

Another example of a sailing ship for all those nautical lovers out there.

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41. Dripping Paint

This little paper boat is floating on a drip of blue paint. It’s a stunning design that is sure to get you a lot of compliments.

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42. Cool Styles

Another great design that is simple and unique.

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43. Framed Designs

There is more than one nautical design here and we love both of them.

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44. Simple Boats

If you are looking for a simple and small tattoo design, then this ship is the look for you.

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45. Cool Elements

This ship takes up the whole ribcage. If you are looking for a cool design, you can’t go wrong with this one.

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46. Paper Elements

A cool paper boat design that is simple yet sweet. Paper boats are so unique and awesome.

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47. Bold Colors

The best part of this style is the bright and beautiful colors.

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48. Dark Images

This stunning boat is dark and mysterious. How could you not love a flaming style like this one?

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49. Fresh Ships

A simple sailing ship that is fighting against the sea.

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50. Message in A Bottle

This fun style that has a classic ship inside a bottle.



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51. Detailed Looks

A unique style that is fun and simple. It’s more realistic than the other bottle.

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52. Shadowing

If you want a casual look, something that is simple, then this ship tattoo is for you.

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53. Fun Waves

The style is exaggerated and when you see the ship, you know that this style is all about fun.

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54. Mysterious Styles

It’s a very dark design that is sure to stand out wherever you go.

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55. Bold Looks

A stunning look that is mysterious. It’s a detailed ship design that shows off a ship moving through the sea.

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56. Cartoon Looks

If you want a lighthearted look, then try out this simple and colorful style.

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57. Interesting Styles

Another cartoon style that is unique because it goes with the traditional style.

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58. High Waves

This cute tattoo is a tall and high wave that has a curling wave. The little paper boat is hitting the waves too.


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59. Pirate Ship

A cool ship design that is perfect for the pirate lover.




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60. Bright Colors

How much do we love these bright colors? It’s a design that has some pretty cool colors.

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61. Blue Designs

This fresh and beautiful tattoo design is awesome behind the ears.

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62. Simple Boat

If you love boating, then you are sure to love a style like this. It is sure to bring back a lot of memories for you.

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63. Cool Geometrics

A cool design that is unique because all the elements connect with geometric styles.

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64. Magical Styles

Another simple and colorful style that would be easy for your artist to create.

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65. Cool and Colorful

This cool design has a lot of great colors in it. If you want a great ribcage design, then this is the style for you.

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66. Octopus Design

This octopus attack is severe and it’s taking down the ship.

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67. Outline Design

It’s just an outline, but it’s still a great style.

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68. Hand Designs

This hand design has a lot of details on it. Not everyone needs a huge design; this one is perfect if you want a small tattoo.

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69. Raging Wave

This is a cool style that has a boat being attacked by a massive wave.

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70. Dotted Tattoo

A great tattoo design that is made up of a bunch of dots. These styles are super fun.

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71. Rope Styles

It’s a cartoon style that is sitting inside the rope frame.

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72. Cartoon Ship

Cartoon designs are fun styles that you don’t have to take too seriously.

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73. Shoulder Boat

A little tiny boat will fit perfectly on the collarbone. It’s a great design for a female because it’s delicate and elegant.

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74. Bold and Beautiful Designs

There are so many colors involved here that it will brighten your day.

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75. Stunning and Bright

Talk about a unique and stunning tattoo design. Seriously, the unique design has the boat floating through the waves that are actually hair. The bright colors are truly unique.

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76. Shadowing Boats

A stunning design that is detailed and has a lot of cool shadows.

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77. Sunset Designs

A small tattoo that is full of color and fun.

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78. Finger Tattoos

Even though the tattoos are small, they are still pretty detailed and amazing. How could you not love this cool styles?


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79. Bold and Dark

If you are looking for a sleeve design, then why not try this dark and cool design.

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80. Fishing Boat

If you love fishing, then why not try this fishing boat tattoo design.

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81. Boat in A Cup

A cool style that is unique because the ship is sailing inside a teacup.

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82. Simple Lines

It’s a pretty unique tattoo design that is simple and small. It’s a bold style that is just a few lines put together.

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83. Striped Sails

A simple sailing boat that will show off your passion for boating.

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84. Deep Blue Designs

A bold design that has some bright blue coloring. How can you not love these bright colors?

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85. Ankle Designs

If you want a tiny design, then this little boat is the look you are going to want.


86. Black Designs

These styles are super dark, but they definitely pop out at you.

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87. Storm Chasers

We love this boat because it’s sailing the seven seas in the middle of an intense storm.

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88. Sailing Pirate Ship

This mysterious ship is totally awesome. If you have always wanted to be a pirate, then this is the tattoo for you.

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89. Flying Birds

A sleeve design that has cool imaging and bright colors.

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90. Paint Styles

A bold look that is dark and it looks like it’s been painted on.

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91. Stunning Looks

A sleeve design like this is exactly what you need to have the coolest tattoo in your group.

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92. Dark Images

A partial sleeve is exactly what you need for a cool new look.

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93. Steam Ships

A cartoon style of a steamship that takes up your whole arm.

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94. Fun Memories

This is a very unique tattoo design that shows off your favorite memory.

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95. Sailing Through Countries

If you want an awesome style, then you can’t go wrong with this style. There are lots of cool elements that bring it together.

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96. Plane Tattoos

There is even a plane flying over the sailing ship in this tattoo style.

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97. Sinking Ship

Maybe you are fascinated by sinking ships. This is a very cool design.

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98. Dream Styles

A stunning style that is all about envisioning your dream sailing adventures.

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