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Old 08-02-2006, 01:14   #46
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I once heard of a ranch named the Last Dollar after what the owners spent on it. I always thought that seemed just as appropriate for a boat.

If you want to know what's popular, try here for a list of names to use (or avoid, if you prefer to buck the trends):
http://www.boatus.net/boatgraphic/names/top10.asp

Here's a few other ideas, depending on your mood.

Feeling mythic, try Proteus

Bi-lingual: Velero Costoso

Historical: Drakkar

Regional: L'Étoile du Nord

And of course, if you happen to own a Yawl, the possible puns are endless.
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Old 11-02-2006, 23:11   #47
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Boat name?

I've always thought a clock face, with the hands pointing to the 5 o'clock hour followed by "Somewhere" would be the perfect boat name. That way, when I sail in to port, folks could say "Hey! It's five o'clock somewhere!" and the party would begin!

Now that this is out, I will be expecting royalties from those that chose to do this...
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Old 11-02-2006, 23:30   #48
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a friend of mine has a boat named "Xanadu" - which is not altogether uncommon. but, i suggested it would be cute to name the tender "Rosebud." a play on the sled from Citizen Caine.
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Old 12-02-2006, 02:58   #49
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The P.O. named “Southbound” for his intentions. An Engineer, he named the tender “South Specific”.
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Here's two names...although a little on the risque side...
1- Ophelia Phanny

2- My Dixie Wrecked
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My favorite word-play name from a boat that used to ply the Chesapeake: Sailbad the Sinner

There is a racing fleet on the Pamlico Sound in NC wherein every boat uses a 'bawdy' name: My favorite there: Blow Me ... can you just imagine hailing that boat on VHF ?!!

..... and my other favorites "Never Again VI" and "Quarter Past IV"
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Old 07-03-2006, 19:09   #52
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Aria, because that is the song of the music on the wind.

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Old 07-03-2006, 19:41   #54
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A mariner 37 here in the harbor had no name on the transom for years. The owner said it was not there because t was a secret. She finally painted the name Secret on the transom.
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Unusual names

Here are some unusual boat names I've seen locally:

Big cabin cruiser: Mike's Big Boat (in 16" high letters)

Searay power boat: Sleeping with the Boss (Complete with big blue eyes on the hull and intertwined feet painted on the transom)

Commercial tanker: Basilica Duckling

Sail boat: Spinach Pie
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our boat's name:

"Adios Dinero"

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Old 09-03-2006, 12:29   #57
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My favourite -

I noticed a tender named "Paid IV"

The boat was named "Knot Paid IV"
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Here are some of the more memorable names I've seen:

There is a small ship / large boat named "Dammit Janet" docked across the river from here. I presume it belongs to a Rocky Horror fan.

"Never Satisfied" and "Always Satisfied" used to be docked in a marina near here. It wouldn't be remarkable, except they were in adjacent slips.

I saw "Cracked Oar" at a fuel dock. The owner realized the difficulties of the name -- he said that he sometimes had trouble getting marinas to acknowledge his radio calls, because they think it is a joke...
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C'mon,there is a differance between "knottybuoys,and naughty ones"Are we getting the full story??I hope to get a ferro and if I do I'm gonna call her Pharocey."sp?"
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Hey Rick.

I love the name. Really cool!!
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