Nautica Blue Cologne by Nautica, Nautica Blue was launched in 2005 as an aquatic, powdery fragrance for men.The designer of this woody fragrance is Marice Roucel. Established in 1983, Nautica is a popular American apparel brand that features adventurous, nautical themes throughout its products. The company was formed by designer David Chu and produces furniture, home goods, accessories, and fashion for men, women and children. The logo is a spinnaker sail billowing in the wind, and the company name is taken from the Latin word for “ship” which is “nauticus.” In 1992, the company began an enduring collaboration with the American manufacturing company Coty to produce a variety of original fragrances. Numerous scents have been produced to date, and these often incorporate nautical themes and motifs.