To dream of a boat capsizing represents a failed attempt to navigate or get through a negative situation. Feeling overwhelmed by uncertainty or problems. Your attempt to deal with an issue or get through a difficulty has failed.
Example: A man dreamed of being on a boat with his wife and of the boat nearly being capsized. In waking life he was fearing making a huge mistake when his pregnant wife finally had to birth.
In a dream, an old woman represents the ending of one’s life in this world, sorrows, the hereafter, wine, or bearing children after having lost hope in one’s fertility. An old woman in a dream also could represent deceit, cunningness, duplicity, backbiting, or slander. Seeing an old and sick woman in a dream may mean impotence, weakness, or disability. Seeing a thirsty old woman in a dream means drought. If she turns a young girl in the dream, then she represents rain. If an unknown old woman visits a sick person in a dream, it means his death. Otherwise, if an unknown old woman visits a pregnant woman in a dream, it means giving her the glad tidings of a son. If one is engaged in an important project and sees himself sleeping with an old woman in a dream, it means that his project will not succeed. An old woman in a dream also represents non-arable land. If one sees her wearing a veil in the dream, it means that he will meet with hardships and regret. If one sees an ugly old woman, or a hag in a dream, it means adversities and war. If a young woman sees herself as an old woman in a dream, it means earning respect and dignity. An unknown old woman in a dream also represents a bad crop for that year. If one sees an old woman descending from the skies and people are wondering about her, she represents the passing year. Seeing an ugly old woman in a dream also could mean glad tidings of an ending war, or the end of drought. An emaciated old woman in a dream represents a year of drought. If she gains weight and turns beautiful in the dream, she represents changes in the weather conditions, bringing a prosperous and a happy end for the farmers in that year. An ostentatious old woman in a dream represents a prosperous life, or good news that will arrive shortly. If she looks frowning or unhappy in the dream, then she represents distress and loss of prestige. If she looks ugly in the dream, she represents facing adverse conditions. If she is naked in the dream, she represents a scandal. If an old woman enters a house in a dream, it means prosperity and business success and if she leaves a house in the dream, it means the opposite. An unknown old woman in a dream has a stronger connotation than a known old woman. If one sees himself frequenting an old woman in a dream, his dream denotes his attachment to worldly gains. If an old woman who passed her menopause sees herself in a dream experiencing her menstrual period again and regaining her sexual drive, and if she sees herself engaged in sexual intercourse in the dream, it means that she will become religious and have strong material and spiritual success in her life if her sexual intercourse in the dream is marital intercourse and of a lawful nature. Otherwise, if it is unlawful, then it represents her attachment to worldly gains and neglects for her spiritual values. If a young woman sees herself being an old woman in a dream, it means that she will prosper and have a successful marital life.
Grinding or pressing nuts or seeds to extract their oils or butter in a dream means money and prosperity. Pressing ripe olives in a dream represents one’s homeland. Pressing olives for their oil in a dream means relief from burdens or overcoming adversities, or it could represent true scholars, satisfying one’s carnal desires, engaging in wrongdoing, receiving guidance, seeing the light, walking away from darkness into light, or it could represent one’s earnings or benefits. Pressing sesame seeds or walnuts in a dream means prosperity and financial growth. Sesame oil in a dream represents a pious person who admonishes people and entices them to break their attachments to the world or to its temporary pleasures. Pressing sesame seeds in a dream also represents a successful businessman. Extracting hazelnut compound in a dream means money which is earned with hardship or it could mean money that keeps growing.
If one finds himself incapable of carrying a conversation out of exhaustion from speaking, or if he refrains from talking either about good or bad, and if this happens inside a courthouse in a dream, it means that he will give up his alibi and loses his case to his adversary, or it could mean that he will become poor and dependent on people’s generosity or that he will become childless.
Escaping from danger or surviving a would be fatal accident in a dream denotes one’s devotion, religious awareness, fasting, charities and good deeds.
Desisting from evildoing in a dream means trusting in God Almighty, turning to Him for one’s needs, and victory over one’s enemy.
Darning an old garment in a dream represents hypocrisy, fawning, adulation, impertinence, or it could mean to manage by, or to suffer from a lasting poverty.
Dreaming of seeing an old man, or woman, denotes that unhappy cares will oppress you, if they appear otherwise than serene. See Faces, Men, and Women.
Dreaming of being in a life-boat, denotes escape from threatened evil. To see a life-boat sinking, friends will contribute to your distress. To be lost in a life-boat, you will be overcome with trouble, in which your friends will be included to some extent. If you are saved, you will escape a great calamity.
To see something old in your dream suggests that there is something in your life that you need to replace or get rid of. Alternatively, the dream means that there may be something in the past that you need to incorporate into your current life.
To see or dream that you are an old man or woman refers to your wise decisions. Negatively, it may mean your unyielding ways and rigid thinking. Perhaps you have concerns about aging and growing old.
To dream of something old represents outdated beliefs, opinions, feelings, values, or situations. Positively, it may reflect your wish to never lose your integrity or something that is "classic." Negatively, it may reflect boring choices or ideas.
To dream of an old car represents outdated ways of making decisions. Positively, it may reflect old-fashioned values.
To dream of an old house may represent your perspective on a situation based on old memories, values, or beliefs. Negatively, it may reflect an outdated or unpopular way of seeing a situation. Positively, an old house may reflect old-fashioned values or enjoying something you feel is classic.
Old objects or people in a dream may also reflect your feelings about wiser choices or ideas. Something more intelligent. Something you feel you can trust to succeed or that's been proven already. Negatively, it may reflect success or winning that is achieved through more boring experienced methods or choices.
To dream of antique or old fashioned car represents your decision making ability being influenced by the past or nostalgia.
If an old fashioned car is black or red this symbolizes your thoughts and decisions being too influenced by the past. You need to focus more on what's happening now and to the future.
To dream of a speed boat represents navigating uncertainty, stressful times, or negative situations at a fast pace. You may feel an urgent need to confront a problem. You may be trying to get through a difficult time as quickly as possible. You may also feel rushed or pressured to keep up.
Example: A man dreamed of riding a speed boat across a lake as quickly as he could. In real life he was a gay man who was infected with AIDS. He was trying to leave the gay promiscuous lifestyle as quickly as he could by seeking therapy and the support of friends.
To dream that you are in or see a boat signifies your ability to cope with and express your emotions. Pay particular attention to the condition and state of the waters, whether it is calm or violent, clear or murky, etc. Are you "smooth sailing"? Alternatively, you may be ready to confront your subconscious and unknown aspects of yourself. The dream could be telling you not to rock the boat and to stay out of harm's way.
Dreaming that a wave hits your boat and knocks you into the water means that you are letting your emotions guide your decisions. Perhaps you are acting too irrationally.
To dream that you are trying to jump off a boat suggests that you want to confront those difficult emotions and approach your problems head on.
To dream of a boat represents your ability to cope with negative emotions or deal with negative situations. How you are navigating negativity in your life. Your method of confronting problems or getting through difficult problems safely. Safely avoiding troubling situation.
Negatively, boats in dreams reflect feelings of risk associated with a higher degree of uncertainty or instability in your life. Feeling the potential to be overwhelmed by a problem. Feeling heavily involved with a problem that you can't easily walk away from.
Consider the condition of the waters and how it may mirror your waking life. Is it calm or violent? Clear or murky? Are you experiencing "smooth sailing" in a waking life situation?
Alternatively, a boat may reflect your readiness to confront problems or deal with negative aspects of yourself.
A sinking boat may reflect problems in waking life that have overwhelmed you or negative emotions that are too much to handle.
To dream of having missed a boat that was supposed to pick you up represents feelings about having lost an opportunity to safely get through an uncertain or negative situation. Feelings of having missed out on a favor or a chance to be supported with your problems. Missing a chance or missing an important opportunity. Feelings of frustration that you have to face a challenging situation the hard way.
Example: A woman dreamed of getting on a boat to avoid a shark. In waking life she was had changed her regular habits to avoid a man whom she felt was too sexually aggressive hoping that he would eventually just give up and go away.
Example 2: A young man dreamed of his boat tipping over. In waking life he was trying hard to save his relationship with his girlfriend after they had a big fight, but then the girlfriend broke up with him.
In a dream, a fishing boat represents profits and benefits. To sail on an unknown boat or to pilot a boat or to give orders to sailors who are operating it in a dream means marriage to a woman from a country to which the boat belongs, or it could mean doing business in that land. To ride on a ferryboat in a dream means receiving God’s benevolence and kindness in crossing over danger. A boat in a dream also represents one’s relatives. Thus, whatever atmospheric conditions the skies exhibits during the crossing or during a journey by boat, they will manifest in one’s family. In a dream, a fireboat means dispelling anxieties, overcoming distress and adversities.
To sail in a boat or ship on smooth waters is lucky. On rough waters, it is unlucky. To fall into water indicates great peril.
Boat signals forecast bright prospects, if upon clear water. If the water is unsettled and turbulent, cares and unhappy changes threaten the dreamer. If with a gay party you board a boat without an accident, many favors will be showered upon you. Unlucky the dreamer who falls overboard while sailing upon stormy waters.