Nautical Dingbats

I played my first ever game of Dingbats on a cruise ship, and it’s where I developed my love for them. This set is perfect for cruise lovers to get some practice in!

Dingbats are also known as Rebus puzzles, you try to solve the word or Catchphrase from the given pictures and text. The game is similar in concept to TV’s “Catchphrase”  gameshow puzzles, but Dingbats rely more on text and simple graphics rather than pictures.

This set contains 20 nautical-themed dingbats for you to try to solve…

What are the Rules for Dingbats?

The rules are simple, the game uses rebus puzzles, a clever combination of pictures and words that form clues to the answer.

Players need to be the quickest to decipher all 20 of the nautical clues correctly.

Print these Rebus Puzzles & Answer Sheet at the Bottom of this Page…

Cruise Dingbats

Nautical Answers




If you liked these Nautical themed Rebus Puzzles, have any quiz requests, spotted a mistake, or would like to let us know how you got on, please let us know in the comments below…

Claire Roach is a professional quizzer, gamer and developer who turned her passion for knowledge into a hub for FREE quizzes!


  1. Not sure how you get “ashore” in #1 or what #12 has to do with nautical terms…white party???

    • I won’t give away the reasoning to #1 because I don’t want to spoil it for anyone else but if you goodle the word Fraxinus it will make sense. And cruise ships have white parties.

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