• Nautical seaside wedding ideas
  • Rosa Clará wedding dress
  • Jennifer Behr star bobby pins
  • Roger Vivier blue and white striped heels
  • Anemone and cornflower wedding bouquet
  • Navy blue Watters bridesmaid dress
  • Nautical striped ring pillow
  • Il Gufo flower girl dress
  • Nautical wedding welcome sign
  • Nautical four-tier blue and white wedding cake
  • Blue watercolor wedding invitations
  • Rosa Clará wedding dress
  • Colorful paper fans for wedding décor
  • Blue and white printed napkins
  • Blue and white bottle candles
  • Sailor's knot drink straws
  • Buoy escort cards
  • Boat reception exit

17 Ideas for a Nautical-Themed Wedding

Do you see Nantucket reds, cobalt blues and whitewashed fences when you envision your seaside nuptials? Here, our favorite wedding details in this patriotic color palette.

Planning summertime nuptials by the sea? Luckily for you, the nautical life offers myriad ways to make the most of your scenic wedding site. Whether you go all out with miniature buoy escort cards or wear seaworthy blue-and-white striped heels underneath your dress, you'll have smooth sailing toward wedded bliss. Photo: Yasu + Junko