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Old 01-09-2019, 07:52 AM   #1
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Boat band names...

Greetings,
As a, hopefully, amusing addition to the most excellent music thread initiated by Mr. M, how about some band names or even songs that might also serve as boat names?

For instance...The Cure. Green Day. Joy Division. Perhaps, Blood Sweat and Tears?

Opps, almost forgot our “southern” members..AC/DC.
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Old 01-09-2019, 10:15 AM   #2
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Greetings,
As a, hopefully, amusing addition to the most excellent music thread initiated by Mr. M, how about some band names or even songs that might also serve as boat names?

For instance...The Cure. Green Day. Joy Division. Perhaps, Blood Sweat and Tears?

Opps, almost forgot our “southern” members..AC/DC.
Wifey B: Journey. Now one of my fave names is ABBA simply because it's the same coming and going. Pearl Jam. The Sailing Stones. Blondie. Buzzcocks. Chic. Deepest Blue. Dr Feelgood. KISS (on so many levels). Madness. If you're on the Mississippi River could be Muddy Waters. Oasis. For a SF, Phish. For a speedboat, Primal Scream.
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Old 01-09-2019, 05:59 PM   #3
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Just remember at some point you have to announce the name on the radio. Here we log on and off with Marine Rescue for coastal transits,a fun name might brighten their day, or confuse the hell out of them.
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Bruce - exactly!

When in the PNW 5 years ago, after leaving Victoria for the Canadian Gulf Islands there was a boat on the radio needing assistance. It was called 'Praise the Lord'. We tired of the radio chatter quite quickly. Some of the folks responding to help seemed to need convincing it wasn't a poor joke, but the guy was sincere and they really did need help.
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Old 01-10-2019, 09:00 AM   #5
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Greetings,
My post was meant to be purely in jest. NOT suggesting anyone name their vessel “Twisted Sister” or “The Police” but if that’s your preference, fill your boots. Inappropriate names have been discussed on other threads and I am in full agreement that “Up Yours”, “Screw em” or similar are NOT the best option.

Hopefully that clears up any misunderstanding.

It seems Ms. WB has grasped the concept.
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Old 01-10-2019, 09:16 AM   #6
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Three of my last four boats were named after songs. Well, other things, but there was as song by that name, too. Cygnus-X1 is a song by Rush. Cygnus is also the constellation which contains the Northern Cross.
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Hotel California, hailing port Winslow, Arizona. Seen in Friday Harbor, Wa. last summer. Not a song or band, but several years ago we listened to a VHF conversation with a boat named Rabbit. Every time the party on the other end said "Roger, Rabbit" we broke out laughing.
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My new trawler is "Seventh Sojourn" but 99% of the people I tell that to don't have a clue where the name came from. I am curious to see if the TF crowd can guess correctly...
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The Late Stevie Ray Vaughan’s band “Double Trouble” for those with twin engines.
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My new trawler is "Seventh Sojourn" but 99% of the people I tell that to don't have a clue where the name came from. I am curious to see if the TF crowd can guess correctly...
Wifey B: I know, I know, but I'm too moody to tell the others so just let them be blue.
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Along with sur la mer.
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Wifey B: I know, I know, but I'm too moody to tell the others so just let them be blue.
Nicely Done!
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Greetings,
I’m surprised no one has mentioned “Motley Crüe”.
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I guess "Mayday" would not be a very good boat name.
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Geeez RT you must be getting bored in this long winter.


OK a song from South Africa and was (at the time) banned in the U.S.

Sex on the Beach....
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