Originally Posted by Alaskan Sea-Duction
Mine is more ceremonial than anything else. My bell was dedicated to my dad after he died Feb. 2011. I splashed the boat that summer. He so much wanted to ride on my Sea Ray. So I flew my mom to the PNW to dedicate a small bell engraved with my dad's name and birth and death day. I always ring it 3 times while leaving port to honor my hero.
I also framed this pic and it is on my boat. This was one of the last pictures taken of him before he died.
More goose bumps :-/. Thumbs up to you and your dad old mate!