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Old 14-07-2009, 17:15   #46
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Our yacht is named "HyLyte" (in honor of our daughter Hylynn, who has been the "highlight" of our family). Our dinghy is named "FlashLyte" for (with a 15hp outboard on only a 3.4m dinghy) obvious reasons. In the spirit of the thing, my [much] better half's "vanity plate", on her truck, reads "StreetLyt" and our Escape Rhumba sailing dinghy--which we sail in the evenings, after work during the summer--is named. of course, "TwiLyte".

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Old 14-07-2009, 20:17   #48
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Our yacht is named "HyLyte" (in honor of our daughter Hylynn, who has been the "highlight" of our family). Our dinghy is named "FlashLyte" for (with a 15hp outboard on only a 3.4m dinghy) obvious reasons. In the spirit of the thing, my [much] better half's "vanity plate", on her truck, reads "StreetLyt" and our Escape Rhumba sailing dinghy--which we sail in the evenings, after work during the summer--is named. of course, "TwiLyte".

And with that, I bid you all "Good Nite"
That would be Nyte.
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Old 14-07-2009, 21:05   #49
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The state of Maryland picked the name. It is MD 6483 CB
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Old 15-07-2009, 05:30   #50
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Old 15-07-2009, 12:36   #51
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My previous boat was called "Cocktail" - called the dinghy "Cocktail Too".
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I'm curious about this myth of nameing your dinkhy some name other then your boat, to confuse thiefs about when you're away from your boat. Where did it start?

I bet that any thief with even of a modest amount of intelligence could motor by your boat and realize that the absence of a dinkhy could mean that everyone had gone ashore.
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First keel boat was called cool change - 4 year old daughter named the dinghy - small change
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I'm curious about this myth of nameing your dinkhy some name other then your boat, to confuse thiefs about when you're away from your boat. Where did it start?

I bet that any thief with even of a modest amount of intelligence could motor by your boat and realize that the absence of a dinghy could mean that everyone had gone ashore.
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Old 16-07-2009, 12:54   #55
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I'm curious about this myth of nameing your dinkhy some name other then your boat, to confuse thiefs about when you're away from your boat. Where did it start?

I bet that any thief with even of a modest amount of intelligence could motor by your boat and realize that the absence of a dinkhy could mean that everyone had gone ashore.
seeing as I just read about a burglar who left his Wallet (with Id )in his victims house, one starts to question the combination of thievery and intelligence.
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Since our boat is named SeaView if we named our dinghy "flying sub" or "Flying Tub", think anyone would get it?
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Back in the 80s I was working for a small sea-plane "airline" in the US Virgin Islands called "Sea-Jet"

I thought about naming my dinghy "Sea-Pet", but my (ex) wife thought it sounded really sexist and forbid it....
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our cruiser is the m/v April Fool, so we named the dinghy....wait for it......"Dingy". Too much silly??
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We had a skiff for years that we frequently used to scope out potential areas for fishing (before we bothered to bring the big boat out). Quite often for halibut --. The dinghy's unofficial name was the "Butt Probe".
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