Seen in a clear stream, a dream of happiness; to see one sink indicates disappointment; to fall from one, great dangers; to sail on smooth water, happiness and prosperity; on muddy water, trouble (Raphael). Here the symbolism requires no explanation. Bayley, however, says that the original meaning of the word bateau, or boat, is derived from the word beatus, or happy.... The Fabric of Dream
To dream that you are a Sailor is a sign of restlessness and change in your affairs. But to dream that you are in the company of Sailors shows news from a distance, the arrival of some friend.... Mystic Dream Book
Vision: Looking at a mast: you have accomplished an enormous task and should be proud of yourself. You can start on a new project now.
If the mast is without sails: you still have hard work ahead before reaching the goal you have set for yourself.
A mast under sail means everything is going well. See Ship, Tree.
Depth Psychology: A mast is either a phallic symbol (and therefore about sexual desire) or a sign of a strong personality. You are walking with your head held high on a straight and narrow path. You won’t bend for anything.... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream of sailing signifies that you are in rhythm with the ebb and flow of life. Sailing also denotes that you are enjoying a relaxing life and that you are feeling free to express your creativity. Because sailing is a water sport, this dream symbolizes your connection to your emotions, your unconscious, and your deeper feelings, longings and desires.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Propelled by the wind, a sailboat may mennon to surrender to the elements or to a higher power. Thus, it may relate to your faith and trust in a higher power to move you safely to your destination in life.
The sail may represent the mind and the hull the body. When the two are perpendicular, it represents the balance of mind and body.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Dreaming you are sailing on calm waters predicts you will have an easy time as you make your fortune.
A beautiful sail full of wind indicates you’ll be free from poverty and misery. Dreaming yourself sailing in a small vessel indicates your desires will remain modest and not beyond your means.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
The images in sailing lend themselves to depict human endeavours to work with the tides and influences of life. Dealing well with wind, waves: suggests being able to meet internal and external pressures, emotions and drives, and using them to advantage. Being overwhelmed, sinking: finding emotional, sexual drives and anxieties too much to cope with. See boat, ship. Idioms: plain sailing; sail against the wind; sail close to the wind; sail into something; sail under false colours; set sail; trim one’s sails; take the wind out of someone’s sails. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Psychological / emotional perspective: To be tacking – sailing against the wind – suggests that we have created difficulties, possibly by setting ourselves against public opinion.
To be sailing with the wind means we are using opportunities to the best of our abilities. Because a boat or ship is usually thought of as feminine, the sails in dreams can represent pregnancy and fertility. By association, they can also signify how a woman will use her intellect.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: Sails suggest the idea of making use of available power. Often the type of sail will be relevant. Old-fashioned sails would suggest out-of-date methods, whereas racing sails might suggest the use of modern technology.
The colour of the sails may also be important. When we dream of sailing, we are highlighting how we feel we are handling our lives. We can either work with the currents or against them.
If we are sailing in a yacht there is more of a sense of immediacy than if we were sailing in a liner.
The former is more to do with one-to-one relationships, while the latter suggests a group effort.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
1- Most people have a rather antiquated idea of the sailor. It is this image that usually appears in dreams. He represents freedom, both of movement and of spirit, and is a representation of the Tramp (see Archetypes). He suggests someone who is totally in control of his own destiny.
A modern- day sailor would have the added benefit of being in control of his own environment.
2- If a sailor does appear in a dream, particularly in a woman’s, he is usually a somewhat romanticised figure and can represent the Hero (see Archetypes). In a man’s dream he represents the part of himself which seeks freedom, but that needs to be given permission or authority to take that freedom.
3- Spiritually; the sailor can signify communication.
The aspect of freedom links with a quality of Mercury who, having been given a task, then forgets what it is.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Dreaming of a sailor—including both those of the navy and the merchant marine of any country—is a prediction that the dreamer, if a woman, will lose her love through a tendency to flirt with other men.
If a man dreams that he is a sailor, he should beware of designing women.... The Complete Dream Book
Vision: Seeing a sailor means traveling or an extraordinary event.
Depth Psychology: The sailor might represent change or new experiences. Salad, Lettuce
Vision: If you are eating salad: your body needs vitamins in order to deal with an oncoming cold. Seeing a big bowl of green salad: prepare well for an upcoming test; it is the best way to avoid humiliation. Looking at lettuce gone to seed: sexual needs call for attention.
Depth Psychology: Lettuce is a symbol of something alive, of food for the soul. Lettuce gone to seed refers to sexual needs or is a hint to keep physical appetites better under control. See Vegetable.... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream of a sailor or sailors indicates that a message from overseas may be on it’s way to you. Dreaming of yourself as a sailor implies a readiness to explore emotions that you have been avoiding for some reason; courage may be filling you with readiness for adventure.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Psychological / emotional perspective: Most people have a rather antiquated idea of the sailor. It is this image that usually appears in dreams. He represents freedom, both of movement and of spirit, and is a representation of the tramp archetype.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: The sailor suggests someone who is totally in control of his own destiny, who ‘sails with the tide’.
A modern-day sailor in waking life would have the added benefit of being in control of his own environment and it is this image that is likely to surface in the dreams of the modern entrepreneur.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Gives gender - specific: If a sailor does appear in a dream, particularly in a woman’s, he is usually a somewhat romanticized figure and can represent the hero. In a man’s dream he represents the part of himself which seeks freedom, but that needs to be given permission or authority to take that freedom.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
1- Sails suggest the idea of making use of available power. Often the type of sail will be relevant. Old-fashioned sails would suggest out-of-date methods, whereas racing sails might suggest the use of modern technology.
The colour of the sails may also be important (see Colour).
2- Because a boat or ship is usually thought of as feminine, the sails in dreams can represent pregnancy and fertility. By association, they can also signify how a woman will use her intellect.
3- Sails represent the Spirit as in a force that moves us.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary