What do you say to your retired friend who has spent his or her life at sea? How do you say happy retirement to a sailor?
When someone retires from the military, the merchant marine or just commercial sailing they often face a period of adjustment after leaving their career behind. It can be tough to get used to not being needed or having a purpose.
So your retirement message should be positive and upbeat. Use language to inspire and reassure whoever is retiring that there are good times ahead.
If you’re unsure of what to say then use these these thoughtful retirement messages and wishes to wish a sailors a happy retirement.
Retirement Wishes for a Sailor
These are some simple and short retirement wishes for sailors to congratulate and wish them all the best as they retire.
- We’re going to miss you! Happy retirement.
- Enjoy your time on dry land and have a wonderful retirement!
- Congratulations on your retirement. After years of hard work you’ve earned a rest.
- It’s time to relax now. Enjoy retired living.
- Retirement – now the fun really begins!
- Say hello to every day being weekend now! Happy retirement my friend
- Wishing you good luck in whatever you choose to do next!
- You can look forward to lie-ins again now! Enjoy the freedom retirement brings.
- Congratulations on your retirement and here’s to brand new adventures just around the corner.
- The best is still to come. You’ve got some great years ahead of you. I’m sure you’re going to have an amazing retirement.
- Congratulations on your retirement and here’s to years more of good times.
- Life begins with retirement. So get out there and make the most of it. Congratulations.
- Happy retirement and thank you for your dedicated service.
Sailor Retirement Messages
- Enjoy being free from work and take advantage of being able to do whatever you want. Happy retirement
- Congratulations! You have worked so hard all your life it’s time to have some fun.
- Enjoy the exciting new chapter that retirement brings. Congratulations.
- Best wishes for a wonderful retirement filled with everything you have always wanted to do.
- It’s not going to be the same sailing without you. But have a great retirement, pal!
- We are all going to miss you so much. Don’t forget us and enjoy your retirement.
- Thanks for all the good times and may the next phase of your life be full of happiness and laughter.
- Wishing you nothing but the best for the rest of your life and all that retirement will bring you.
- You may be finishing work but all that means is the fun is about to start! Embrace retirement and go out there and enjoy yourself!
- You got out alive! Congratulations and I hope you enjoy retired living.
- Best wishes for a truly amazing retirement. The future is bright for you.
Funny Retirement Messages for Sailors
Use these funny retirement wishes to put a smile on the face of the retiree.
- Retirement is just a never-ending vacation! Lucky you!
- Your retirement brings out a lot of emotions in me, but I’d have to say the biggest one is envy!
- What? You can’t be old enough to retire!?
- Think about retirement as being two six-month holidays per year
- Now Fridays aren’t the best day of the week anymore – they all are!
- This place won’t be the same without you. In case you’re wondering, that’s a compliment
- One of the problems with retirement is that it gives you more time to read about all the problems of retirement
- “Retirement is wonderful. It’s doing nothing without worrying about getting caught at it.” – Gene Perret
- Enjoy your permanent weekend
Hopefully these retirement wishes for sailors will have helped you to say happy retirement to a sailor and wishes them well for the future.