Seafaring peoples of the world; seafaring nations.
The Phoenicians were essentially a seafaring nation.
Their occupations are fishing, oyster-dredging, seafaring and wild-duck catching.
The inhabitants of these islands support themselves by seafaring, pilotage, grazing of cattle and sheep, fishing and a little agriculture, chiefly potato-growing.
A book of stories of adventure on the sea, which he read over and over again when a boy, had filled him with a longing for a seafaring life.
After an apprenticeship in a counting-house, he led a seafaring life for several years, and became a shipowner and merchant.