Nautical Star Representing the North Star (historically used by sailors use for navigation) a nautical star was believed to keep a sailor on course. As such, they were also considered to help guide a sailor home.
Stars: Many cultures give great importance to stars. Stars can serve as tools for navigation for sailors and travelers. Stars are also considered to be objects of power and wish granting. Different stars have different meaning. Nautical Stars: Usually a 5-point star with half of each leg filled in was very popular among sailors. Typically symbolized the North Star and is considered a symbol of a safe return.