boat quotes

Best boat quotes

The team at Terrace Boating love the water, the waves and being out on a boat with family and friends.

Whether it’s high-action water sports, sun-seeking, cruising or fishing – boating is often fulfilling and freeing. To show just how wonderful boats are, we’ve put together a collection of our favourite famous quotes on boating and fishing – we hope you enjoy them as much as we have.  

“Being on a boat that’s moving through the water, it’s so clear. Everything falls into place in terms of what’s important and what’s not.”
James Taylor (American singer-songwriter)

“Ships are the nearest things to dreams that hands have ever made.”
Robert N. Rose (poet)

“The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.”
John Buchan (Scottish novelist and historian)

“A boat is nothing without water and man without his dreams!”
Mehmet Murat ildan (Turkish author and playwright)

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So, throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
Mark Twain (Writer, entrepreneur, publisher and lecturer)

“I wanted freedom, open air and adventure. I found it on the sea.”
Alaine Gerbault (French aviator, sailor and tennis champion)

“It isn’t that life ashore is distasteful to me. But life at sea is better.”
Sir Francis Drake (English Admiral and circumnavigator)

Land was created to provide a place for boats to visit.”
Brooks Atkinson (New York Times drama critic)

On a day when the wind is perfect, the sail just needs to open and the world is full of beauty.”
Rumi (13th Century Persian poet)

We don’t know who wrote this gem but we tend to agree; “You can’t buy happiness. But, you can buy a boat, and that’s practically the same thing.”

If you love boating, fishing and being out on the water, you’re in great company. To check out our range of new and used boats, personal watercraft and accessories come see us at Terrace Boating, 2382 Pacific Highway, Heatherbrae, NSW 2324 or browse our website.

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