Retired military personnel, fishing boat captains, and lovers of the ocean are some of the most avid collectors of maritime decor. When you think of antiquing, maritime equipment is probably not the first categories that pop into your head, unless maybe you have an unwavering love for the water. If you are looking for a way to give a room a new look, you should not underestimate the decorating power of nautical antiques. Just imagine how cool an old wooden steering wheel is on the wall of a study or outdoor living area. Okay, one of these pieces are not necessarily enough to pull off a great appearance, so perhaps you should add a maritime compass and clock to the mix to liven the place up as well. There are so many great antiques available in new and pre-loved condition on eBay that get snatched up quickly, you do not want to miss out on your own perfect pieces by letting someone else reel them in first. It is always a good idea to keep checking back periodically as you never know what treasures are waiting for you.