When we named our sailboat, we discovered all the salt
over the left shoulder, no umbrellas on the bed
type stuff that goes along with naming a boat.
We did none of that, and the year went without a hitch.
Fact is, we missed the one where a silver coin is placed under the mast
, and we have two masts. Nothing happened.
I probability will do the coin superstition this coming year, as it sounds like a great place to squirl away a little rainy day funds for hard times. Lol.
I do think traditions are important to hand down from father to son, and mother to daughter, as that serves to cement family
and cultural bonds. Not enough of that going on today.
As far as a boat naming cermony being needed to ward off evil, anyone that follows that stuff is seeing things I don't see.