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Old 04-28-2013, 01:50 AM   #41
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"DILLIGAF". Do I Look Like I Give A F...

(Sorry Eric, it was on a Willard.)
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Old 04-28-2013, 05:42 AM   #42
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"DILLIGAF". Do I Look Like I Give A F...
I like it but I'm sure he has to spell it on every radio call.
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Old 04-28-2013, 01:19 PM   #43
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Although I certainly understand the motivation of using a clever name or acronym in the naming of a boat, thus setting yourself apart from the rest of the fleet, it's never made good sense to me. By choosing a name that rolls off the tongue easy (think radio communications) and has a host of possibilities for a graphic depiction on the transom, if desired, makes much more sense.

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Old 04-28-2013, 02:44 PM   #44
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In the BVI's years ago was a huge wooden sloop name Blow Job and the wooden row boat on the stern was Hand Job! I couldn't stop laughing. My first boat, a Chris 251 was Wet Dream, this one is Soggy Dollar named after my favorite bar in the BVI's on Jost Van Dyke.
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Old 04-29-2013, 01:56 AM   #45
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I heard of one business owner who called his boat 'Company Business'.

If he was cutting the week short the admin could legitimately say to anyone who called the office 'I am sorry - he is out on Company Business'
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Old 04-29-2013, 09:50 AM   #46
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I heard of one business owner who called his boat 'Company Business'.

If he was cutting the week short the admin could legitimately say to anyone who called the office 'I am sorry - he is out on Company Business'
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Old 04-29-2013, 10:14 AM   #47
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Some of these crude names ARE funny but it does reflect directly on the owner.

Crude name = crude owner.
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Old 04-29-2013, 11:10 AM   #48
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Speaking of crude. A friend of mine named his boat, KMA, Kiss My A**.

He was proud of the name.
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Old 04-29-2013, 12:20 PM   #49
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If I ever find a new boat, I'll name it Beach Bum.
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Old 04-29-2013, 12:39 PM   #50
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John Welsford pram design called "Tender Behind" cute name , really nice design.
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Old 04-29-2013, 12:43 PM   #51
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If I ever find a new boat, I'll name it Beach Bum.
Now that's what I'm talking about! Great name, rolls off the tongue easy & is easily understood (radio communications) & there are literally hundreds of graphics off the Internet to dress up your transom.

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I'll use our company logo less the 'realty' part
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Old 04-29-2013, 01:55 PM   #53
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Speaking of crude. A friend of mine named his boat, KMA, Kiss My A**.

He was proud of the name.
There was a regular participant in this forum for several years whose boat was named KMA. I recall that he often reinforced Eric's earlier point.
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KWITCHURBITICHEN, which is self explanitory. You bought a "WHAT". Missed Three ..., owned by an Obstetition. WYBMADIITY, might need some explanation,
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Old 04-29-2013, 03:18 PM   #55
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Some of these crude names ARE funny but it does reflect directly on the owner.

Crude name = crude owner.
That was exactly my point in post # 17

However, I haven't laughed at one of them. But, as I said, I'm sure I would have when I was a teenager.
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Seen many years ago here in Rodney Bay was a Westerly Centaur sailing cruiser called "Passing Wind".

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Half the blow boats in the world are named this.
And yet the USCG database lists only 3 boats named "Headwind" two by the same owner. Go figure...
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Old 04-29-2013, 07:11 PM   #57
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I saw one in Elliott Bay Marina this morning "Maison de Chien", "Cat House" for the non-French speakers.
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Old 04-29-2013, 07:20 PM   #58
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Racing sailboat out of Seattle: "Hot Ruddered Bum"
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Local 28' Catalina. "Blow Me". He is obviously talking about the wind you perverts.
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Old 04-29-2013, 07:40 PM   #60
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That's funny.

I can just hear the woman coastguard officer asking him the boat's name.
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