Originally Posted by AnglaisInHull
"Patience, this is Knot Happening, over."
Meanwhile in another harbour and from the collection of outside sources:
"Secret Agent Man this is Why Knot, over."
'Wet Dreams, Wet dreams this is Nauti Crew'.
"Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me this is Norfolk n Good."
About three years ago, I overheard Solent coastguard remonstrating with a boat
called "Hell". As you can imagine the conversation was interesting.
I gave a tow to a boat
called 'Hell's Bells'. It was interesting coordinating that over the radio
Spotted on the Deben a few years ago - HUGH JANUS.
There's a boat round here called 'Knot Sure'. A couple of years ago he was involved in towing a disabled vessel - part of the RT traffic went like this:
Forth Coastguard, this is Knot Sure, Knot Sure, over.
This is Forth CG, say again the name of your vessel?
CG, Knot Sure, Knot Sure, over.
Station callling Forth CG, can you spell the name of your vessel....
You had to be there, really.
One that always made me smile was "Kiss my Bass" on a local fishing
I remember hearing on the VHF
in the Clyde, a gruff Scottish voice saying, "This is Daddie's Girl."
I wonder if anyone has ever named their boat "Spartacus" - I just imagine the call going up, "I am Spartacus", "No, I am Spartacus" and so on...
And an honourable mention should go to Prince Jefri of Brunei and his superyacht Tits with its tenders Nipple1 and Nipple2.