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Old 02-12-2019, 07:45 AM   #1
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New Name

We finally settled on a name for my Prairie 36...I think. After working on the boat for coming up on two years, I wanted to name it Lingchi. Lingchi is Chinese for slow slicing or death by a thousand cuts. It seem as if I couldn't go anywhere in the boat that needed attention without requiring an adhesive bandage. It didn't take me long to learn that I should clear out any booby traps before I started working in an area. It helped, but there were still a lot of cuts, scrapes, and bruises.

My lady friend (Mary) and I decided that the name "Lingchi" would be a little too negative and that we should come up something with a happier tone. After months of picking and discarding names, I remembered a Bertram 28 that I saw at a local marina twenty years ago. It was called "Time Finder". I loved the name then and I love it now so we decided to name it that. I know that it is totally ripped off, but I hope the owner of that Bertram won't mind.

So with this post I'm unveiling the new name and a new avatar. The oil painting was a Christmas present from Mary painted by her good friend Joan. The pilings are straight on the original painting.
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Old 02-12-2019, 07:50 AM   #2
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One boat name that used to be in Melbourne FL marina was whine cooler!
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Old 02-12-2019, 09:38 AM   #3
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Good name. Neat oil painting!
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Old 02-12-2019, 10:41 AM   #4
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Thanks stubones99 and John.
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Old 02-12-2019, 01:29 PM   #5
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Then Time Finder it is...!!!

Enjoy!
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You have to be happy with the boat name! Congrats.
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Great name and don't forget the renaming ceremony if she was named before or you will be cursed forever by Neptune and the gods of the deep
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LaBomba, I certainly will have a glorious renaming ceremony. I have learned never to snub Neptune.
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Because our last names start with G, we're going to call our next boat "G's Spot".
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Greetings,
Mr. CB. GREAT name. I guess now that makes you...


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Old 02-12-2019, 05:18 PM   #11
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Much better name as it's one that anyone can recognize and know how to pronounce and spell.

I look for one thing in boat names, simplicity when communicating.
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Because our last names start with G, we're going to call our next boat "G's Spot".
What`s the phonetic alphabet word for apostrophe?
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Time Finder, I like it, Good choice Capt Bob.


And since we are neighbors maybe we will see her out on the water sometime.
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