Boats are quite symbolic showing us our journey across life; therefore, a boat can be seen like any vehicle that enables us to make such a journey. On your life journey you it may be spiritual, education, desire, curiosity, or any other such motivation. However one main symbol that is connected with the boat is the water as it holds it up. The metaphor to links us to the emotional unconscious part of the dreamer. The condition of the boat the location and the description of the water can change up the meaning entirely. If you encounter smooth sailing or waves depending on upcoming events in your life. If you are fishing as opposed to falling off a the boat lets us know how you are maneuvering in your life at the moment. If you are noticing your boat sinking it could imply you will be consumed by your emotions. Crashing the boat brings your attention to a lack of control in your life and you are heading for an emotional difficulty.