What’s Behind the ‘No Bananas on a Boat’ Superstition?

We can’t say how far back the superstition goes, but at least among sport fishermen there exists a belief that bananas on a boat are unlucky. The sea offers plenty of opportunities for turns of ill luck. Fishing boats run aground or become lost. Mechanical failures result in boats floating helplessly adrift. Crew members become … Continue reading What’s Behind the ‘No Bananas on a Boat’ Superstition?