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Old 30-04-2009, 19:46   #16
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i saw one once called Knotty Girl

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Old 30-04-2009, 20:09   #17
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Well know NZ racing yacht in the 70s and 80's Waikikamukau

But of course the name got a bit to famous to be fun anymore.

Worked it out yet?

If you can't understand it highlight the following area

Why kick a moo cow

PS Before naming your own boat something 'witty' remember it may sound totally stupid said on the radio, or by someone else... or in Spanish etc Also pay particular attention to any boat name with 'wind' in it....

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Old 30-04-2009, 20:21   #18
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We saw a young couple on a nice 40+ sailboat in Mexico. It was called "Grateful Heir".
Another one (also with a young couple) was called "Dessert First".
A BIG trimaran had big fat red arrows on each ama pointing straight up and in red block letters on the transom it said,


Another multihull was called "Willyflippit".

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Old 30-04-2009, 20:47   #19
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Mai Taime

As in:

My Time
Time for a mai tai

Too Cryptic?
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Old 01-05-2009, 02:20   #20
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Best name we've seen on a boat:
Steamy Windows

We were anchored next to it in Grenada, but never saw them on deck. Hmmm, wonder what they were up to?
s/v Mata'irea
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Old 01-05-2009, 02:52   #21
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"Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming: Wow - what a ride!"
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Old 01-05-2009, 03:01   #22
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Aqua nut


Tiki tender ( on a 50 foot house boat )

Bob on this


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Old 01-05-2009, 04:46   #23
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In years gone by, seen on the river thames, Microplus called "Tinytanic" and speedboat called "Hoof Harted"
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Old 01-05-2009, 04:51   #24
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I know a guy that didn't know what he wanted to name his boat, so but "TBD" on the documentation paperwork. He decided to stick with that.
Voyage of Symbiosis:
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Old 01-05-2009, 05:04   #25
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How about "Passing Wind"?

I've been thinking of naming my next boat
"Never Again V"
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Old 01-05-2009, 07:44   #26
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My father was (is) a very competitive Lightning sailor: "I'm sorry too!" was on his stern.

In my youth, I bought an M-Scow from our sailmaker. He was well known for taking old wooden Ms and completely redoing them - and they were very competitive. He finally broke down and bought a new glass boat. He had it molded in pink - it was quite spectacular, really. And the name when I picked it up? "The Gay Termite".
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Old 01-05-2009, 08:21   #27
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Hooter Patrol 2 - guess who owned that boat
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Running Scared

Seems appropriate for pirate infested waters.

Dreaming of yachting!
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