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Old 29-07-2015, 12:22   #76
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We had a terrible accident in Boston harbor in May where a 19 year old girl lost her arm. She was on a boat that was owned by a Drunk Driving Lawyer. The name of his boat -- "Naut Guilty".
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Old 29-07-2015, 13:59   #77
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Our boat, which we have named Sojourner III, has been kicking our behinds lately. She cooperates with NOTHING. She's costing us more than she should and working us harder than we ever thought she could. After a particularly bad evening this week we were driving home talking about the fact that maybe we should choose a name that fits better with her personality. It's amazing how many derivatives of "devil" you can come up with when you want to.

On the other hand we are beginning to wonder if maybe she's just mad at us because we changed her name in the first place.
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Old 29-07-2015, 14:35   #78
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It's a well-known fact that changing a boats name is "bad luck". It was also a solid belief in days of yore that ships have souls.

Do not take chances :-)!

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Old 29-07-2015, 15:14   #79
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It's a well-known fact that changing a boats name is "bad luck". It was also a solid belief in days of yore that ships have souls.

Do not take chances :-)!

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We have owned more than a dozen boats and have changed the name of every single one of them. We've never had a problem before. That being said we had considered keeping her original name but had what we thought were good reasons not to. Now we just don't know....
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Old 29-07-2015, 15:22   #80
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We have owned more than a dozen boats and have changed the name of every single one of them. We've never had a problem before. That being said we had considered keeping her original name but had what we thought were good reasons not to. Now we just don't know....
More likely, perhaps, she wants to get going sojourning? How much fun has she had lately. I mean, being well groomed is one thing, but actually getting out in the salt water and playing, quite another.


Cheers, guys, and I hope she's ready soon.

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More likely, perhaps, she wants to get going sojourning? How much fun has she had lately. I mean, being well groomed is one thing, but actually getting out in the salt water and playing, quite another.


Cheers, guys, and I hope she's ready soon.

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There is probably something to what you say, Ann. I wish it were only about being "well groomed." This poor old girl needs EVERYTHING just to be functional. We have a way to go yet.
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Old 30-07-2015, 07:16   #82
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Years ago in the marina that my father kept his boat, a boat belonging to an attorney was named "cunning linguist". Again crude but double entendre.
Ok, since you pushed the crude boundary. "Liquor Box". I was told that boat owner also owned a liquor store.

A friend of mine had a boat called Porn Star. I guess in reference to himself - maybe in his dreams! Anyway he was refused entry in the National Offshore One Design regatta at the St Petersburg yacht club in Florida. A little modification to the hull with white duct tape, and successfully entered the regatta as Shooting Star.
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I had a Hunter Legend 35.5 I called "Misery".

I wanted to call it "Miserly", but the stick on letters were $2 each....and I had to do both sides AND the transom!
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@ Hamburking #83

:-) Good job! Time for some quiet deflection

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My father in law who owned a horse farm named his Uniflite "Sea Horse". As something always "happened" during our boat trips, my two boats were named "Another Adventure" and "Another Adventure Too". I also own a 27 Cat with the name of Zanadu. I love that name. Different spelling than the traditional Xanadu. I sometimes walk the docks just to see the different boat names. Some very imaginable!
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Local Gastroenterologist had two boats, "Windy Passage" then "Melena" (Black stools containing blood). Opthamologist with catamaran "Double Vision"
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Our boat is named, MISTRESS.



We refer to the dinghy as, The Illegitimate Child.

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Sloopy Seconds and the dinghy is The Fluffer


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Spotted a boat in a local boatyard named BALDERDASH
Always liked that expression.
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Ours is named Dr's Orders. We bought her with that name. Since my wife and I both have suffered strokes, her's more major while mine minor, the name fit perfectly.

Dinghy is named Blazer. We have a Chevy Blazer in California that is built for rock crawling. Ugly and beat up but goes where we want. Same thing with our Dinghy.

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