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Old 02-08-2014, 12:53 PM   #21
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BTY my boat is Island Hopper. Original name on the boat from 1966. Catalina Island was and still is a regular fishing/weekend destination.
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Old 02-08-2014, 01:30 PM   #22
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I picked Seaweed, because she grows on you... and Algae is the dinghy. If I ever get a kayak I'll all it Kelp. Or a lapstrake dink will be Plankton. But for now it's just Algae and that suits us fine.

I enjoy some boat names:
Wandering Star and (the dink) Asteroid
Job Site was a center console fishing boat
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Old 02-08-2014, 09:08 PM   #23
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I haven't named my dink yet, I'm trying to choose between file' and rice.
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Old 02-08-2014, 10:14 PM   #24
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Mine is Searious....after the Sirius star of course...
Based upon your screen name, I thought it was a play on Cheerios!
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Old 02-08-2014, 10:31 PM   #25
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I picked Seaweed, because she grows on you... and Algae is the dinghy. If I ever get a kayak I'll all it Kelp. Or a lapstrake dink will be Plankton. But for now it's just Algae and that suits us fine.

I enjoy some boat names:
Wandering Star and (the dink) Asteroid
Job Site was a center console fishing boat
Janice,

Job Site, First Draw, Tar Baby, Digger, and Retainage are usually associated with guys in construction work. The office can say, "sorry, he is out on the job site".
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Old 02-08-2014, 10:35 PM   #26
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The office can say, "sorry, he is out on the job site".
Thats very clever, next boats name!
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Old 02-09-2014, 08:21 AM   #27
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...Another tradition is that preferably the boat's name should start with the same letter of the owner's surname, it is just superstition in Portugal/Spain.

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Old 02-09-2014, 05:14 PM   #28
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I haven't named my dink yet, I'm trying to choose between file' and rice.
With Gumbo as the mother ship, I'm thinking Shrimp would be an appropriate dinghy name.
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Old 02-09-2014, 05:27 PM   #29
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Badger was its name, and so it stays. Nothing wrong with being small, compact, belligerent, tough as nails, and single-mindedly determined to accomplish a task.
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Old 02-09-2014, 06:04 PM   #30
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"Morning Wood", a bright red aluminum cruiser, has been plying the waters around Campbell River over the last while, and yes, is on the radio from time to time.
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Old 02-09-2014, 06:56 PM   #31
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"Morning Wood". Hmmmmmmmmmmmmm
Yup, I get it. LOL
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Old 02-09-2014, 07:04 PM   #32
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That's my take. Cutsie names can be fun to read while passing by, but would drive me nuts hailing a bridge.
Can you imagine hailing a bridge, the CG, or even another vessel with this name?
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Old 02-09-2014, 08:59 PM   #33
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Seen some goofy names out here. Before naming your boat..You should pick up you radio mike and pretend to hail another ship or pretend to you are calling for assiatance speak loudly (don't key the mike) "Any vessel, Any vessel, Any vessel, (insert vessel name) requests radio check"...etc. How does your cute or clever name sound out loud for others to hear???
1st boat name I recall was Roaring Chicken. No point just a fact.

Favorite boat name I could relate to in my early boating days: Waiting on Linda

Favorite boat name considering the owner: Pond Scum

The boat name after a bitter divorce necessitates renaming from the ex-wife is applied with a one line out of the previous name and adding the new name: Seward.

I will take credit for the last two. The last one needs the quoted post applied in case missed it.
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Old 02-10-2014, 06:26 AM   #34
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Mine is Searious....after the Sirius star of course...
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Old 02-10-2014, 08:43 AM   #35
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I remember in Biloxi many years ago when some guy got divorced and she got the house and he got the boat. He had originally named the boat after her name "Ruth".
It was a simple fix. The new name became "Ruthless"
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Old 02-10-2014, 03:43 PM   #36
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Steve-what about "Okra"?
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Old 02-10-2014, 04:56 PM   #37
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Steve-what about "Okra"?
Wouldn't that be kind of redundant?
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Old 02-10-2014, 05:09 PM   #38
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There was once a fella on Lake Erie who's boat was called "Are Souls" first couple of times you heard him being hailed was quite comical. Then I met him. Turned out it was rather appropriate.
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With Gumbo as the mother ship, I'm thinking Shrimp would be an appropriate dinghy name.
I like that!

My boat is named for it's two primary purposes: loafing and fishing.
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Old 02-11-2014, 10:57 PM   #40
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Wouldn't that be kind of redundant?
…there was S/V Passing Wind… her dink was Flatulence
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