Flowers for Sea Burial
The type and kind of arrangements depend on the wishes of the family and should reflect the taste of the deceased. As well, all the flower should be 100% biodegradable meaning no wiring, or the green spongy floral foam (Oasis) that flowers are placed in.
Wreaths for Sea Burial
Lei for Sea Burial
The most well know tradition of a Lei is know from Hawaiian culture, there they are presented upon entering or leaving as a symbol or affection.
It is a lovely expression to have at the sea burial event. Leis may be presented to each person on the yacht, the immediate family or just the next of kin.
The leis must of course be held together with a biodegradable string.
Additional Sea Burial Flower Options
Individual flowers are also a great addition to the ceremony. A rose, or really whatever flower you wish, can be give to each of the people on board. At the proper time they are thrown in the ocean. On some of our yacht this is included in the basic fee of the sea burial.
This simple act allows all present to participate and share in the even. It symbolizes a farewell and an opportunity for closure and healing .