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Old 25-01-2013, 20:42   #46
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Re: Does Your Auto Pilot Have a Name?

When the seas are confused, it's name is Stupidbitch. When it's not so rough, it's name is Honeysweetiebabe I love you so much!
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Old 25-01-2013, 22:26   #47
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Re: Does Your Auto Pilot Have a Name?

The kids named ours Pablo. I added Boracho (means drunk in Spanish) so he was Pablo Boracho as we weaved our way around the Mexican coast He broke down so often that we bought a new one a WH autopilot. Rock solid unit but still doesn't have a name.
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Old 30-01-2013, 16:01   #48
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Thanks for responses..... RUFUS is a classic!


I wanted to post this followup. it reinforces the name for my mutinous autopilot.

So boat pix.com took some photos of the boat and has been trying to sell them to me. The proofs arrived today and GUESS WHO is at the helm of all the photos??? Look carefully and you will notice it is Mr Christian!! With no one around I must have gone below to fix some lunch.



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Ya think the SOB would have told me we were getting our photo taken!!!!
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Old 30-01-2013, 16:04   #49
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Re: Does Your Auto Pilot Have a Name?

Otto the Pilot.
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Old 01-02-2013, 01:24   #50
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Re: Does Your Auto Pilot Have a Name?

My soon to be purchased autopilot has already been named Britney Steers. Sure hope I don't have to change my music just to appease her.
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Old 01-02-2013, 01:42   #52
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Re: Does Your Auto Pilot Have a Name?

'NO-ONE' is my reply when my grandkids ask 'Who is steering'?
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Old 03-02-2013, 11:02   #53
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the one on my old boat was otto. but it is now too common.

so for my new boat, it will be James.
as in "Oh James! Take me around the world again"
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Old 03-02-2013, 11:31   #54
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I think the Pardeys called their wind vane "Helmer."
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Ours was called "Wonda", as in I wonda where the hell she's taking us now!?
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Hal! (love auto pilot)
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this is a family site , mines rated 18.
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Re: Does Your Auto Pilot Have a Name?

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My soon to be purchased autopilot has already been named Britney Steers. Sure hope I don't have to change my music just to appease her.
Way off topic, but you need to be introduced to this site:

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Re: Does Your Auto Pilot Have a Name?

I've named mine " Dizzy" For obvious reasons if you saw the long " S " course it steers.

I've often wondered why my rum keeps disappearing...now I know! Dizzy drinks it!

But, Dizzy gets you there, despite taking the scenic route and he's never been pulled over.
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