Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 11-18-2014, 01:02 AM   #21
Master and Commander
 
markpierce's Avatar
 
City: Vallejo CA
Vessel Name: Carquinez Coot
Vessel Model: penultimate Seahorse Marine Coot hull #6
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 12,350
"The Office" ... That's lame.
__________________
Kar-KEEN-ez Koot
markpierce is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2014, 01:09 AM   #22
Art
Guru
 
Art's Avatar
 
City: SF Bay Area
Vessel Model: Tollycraft 34' Tri Cabin
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 11,398
Quote:
Originally Posted by markpierce View Post
"The Office." .... That's lame.
Tax deductible too!


I initiate and spearhead conference calls on it quite often... As well as write papers i.e. occasionally using it as one of my offices.
Art is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2014, 01:11 AM   #23
Master and Commander
 
markpierce's Avatar
 
City: Vallejo CA
Vessel Name: Carquinez Coot
Vessel Model: penultimate Seahorse Marine Coot hull #6
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 12,350
Would naming one's boat "The United States President" raise anyone's concern?
__________________
Kar-KEEN-ez Koot
markpierce is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2014, 01:15 AM   #24
Master and Commander
 
markpierce's Avatar
 
City: Vallejo CA
Vessel Name: Carquinez Coot
Vessel Model: penultimate Seahorse Marine Coot hull #6
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 12,350
Quote:
Originally Posted by Art View Post
Tax deductible too! ...
Tell us about it.
__________________
Kar-KEEN-ez Koot
markpierce is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2014, 01:19 AM   #25
Art
Guru
 
Art's Avatar
 
City: SF Bay Area
Vessel Model: Tollycraft 34' Tri Cabin
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 11,398
Quote:
Originally Posted by markpierce View Post
Would naming one's boat "The United States President" raise anyone's concern?
Mark - Try naming it Obama... see how well that floats!
Art is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2014, 01:21 AM   #26
Senior Member
 
Richard W's Avatar
 
City: Florida USA and Ontario Canada
Vessel Name: anytime
Vessel Model: 2007 Chaparral 270 Signature LOA 29'
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 301
Quote:
Originally Posted by markpierce View Post
Would naming one's boat "The United States President" raise anyone's concern?
Why not use a shorter version, POTUS, easier for the radio ... maybe!?
__________________
Best ... Richard
Richard W is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2014, 01:38 AM   #27
TF Site Team
 
FlyWright's Avatar
 
City: California Delta
Vessel Name: FlyWright
Vessel Model: 1977 Marshall Californian 34 LRC
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 13,529
FlyWright and Straighten Up

__________________
My boat is my ark. It's my mobile treehouse and my floating fishing cabin. It's my retreat and my respite. Everyday I thank God I have a boat! -Al

@DeltaBridges - 25 Delta Bridges in 25 Days
FlyWright is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2014, 05:17 AM   #28
Guru
 
siestakey's Avatar
 
City: Sarasota,FL/Thomasville,GA
Vessel Name: Steppin Stone IV
Vessel Model: Marine Trader Kelly Trawler 46
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 1,815
I have way to many of these

how many should I post mmmmmmmmmmmm?
Attached Thumbnails
name1.jpg   name2.jpg  
siestakey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2014, 09:06 AM   #29
Member
 
City: Galveston
Vessel Name: YTBD
Vessel Model: YTBD
Join Date: Oct 2014
Posts: 21
Here is one I have enjoyed most my life, when I was just a lad my uncle built a Herreshoft 32 which was caravel plank mahogany etc.. She was a vessel that set the stage for my love of sailing and boats. I believe the naming grew from the multi year project coming to an end.

SV Goodness and her lap straked dink was Gracious.
PopArcher is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2014, 10:22 AM   #30
Guru
 
River Cruiser's Avatar
 
City: UMR MM283
Vessel Name: Northern Lights II
Vessel Model: Bayliner 3870
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 1,357
We've only had one boat that we named and after much thought came up with --- "Time Well Wasted". Still like that name.
__________________
Ron on Northern Lights II
I don't like making plans for the day because the word "premeditated" gets thrown around in the courtroom.
River Cruiser is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2014, 10:25 AM   #31
Guru
 
siestakey's Avatar
 
City: Sarasota,FL/Thomasville,GA
Vessel Name: Steppin Stone IV
Vessel Model: Marine Trader Kelly Trawler 46
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 1,815
River that is a good one
siestakey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2014, 10:29 AM   #32
Guru
 
City: Satsuma FL
Vessel Name: No Mo Trawla
Vessel Model: Hurricane SS188
Join Date: Jul 2014
Posts: 2,300
I did not bother changing the name of our boat which was changed at least once by POs. If I were to change it, the name would be "Asahi II"...the Japanese word for "morning sun"....not the Japanese beer with that name. My father's wooden 16 ft Regal Line Lancer, circa 1956, was the original "Asahi" in our family.
Donsan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2014, 02:07 PM   #33
Guru
 
kthoennes's Avatar
 
City: Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Vessel Name: Xanadu
Vessel Model: Mainship 37 Motor Yacht
Join Date: Oct 2013
Posts: 1,547
Always thought asahi was an odd name for a beer, kind of like "morning vodka."
kthoennes is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2014, 02:17 PM   #34
Guru
 
MurrayM's Avatar
 
City: Kitimat, North Coast BC
Vessel Name: Badger
Vessel Model: 30' Sundowner Tug
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 5,946
Quote:
Originally Posted by kthoennes View Post
Always thought asahi was an odd name for a beer, kind of like "morning vodka."
When that started looking like a viable option, I quit
__________________
"The most interesting path between two points is not a straight line" MurrayM
MurrayM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2014, 02:36 PM   #35
Guru
 
Forkliftt's Avatar
 
City: Diberville Mississippi
Vessel Name: KnotDoneYet
Vessel Model: 1983 42' Present Sundeck
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 2,450
Quote:
Originally Posted by Art View Post
Our Crestliner tow behind runabout is "The Water Cooler"... where secrets and stories get told!

Cause it don't get much better... maybe name of next boat... "The Copier"!

I Like!!


1983 Present 42 Sundeck
Twin Lehman 135's
✌️
__________________
Steve Point Cadet/ Biloxi, Mississippi USA
*Present 42 twin 135 Lehmans
Forkliftt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2014, 03:17 PM   #36
Art
Guru
 
Art's Avatar
 
City: SF Bay Area
Vessel Model: Tollycraft 34' Tri Cabin
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 11,398
Quote:
Originally Posted by Art
Our Crestliner tow behind runabout is "The Water Cooler"... where secrets and stories get told!

Cause it don't get much better... maybe name of next boat... "The Copier"!



Quote:
Originally Posted by Forkliftt View Post
I Like!!


1983 Present 42 Sundeck
Twin Lehman 135's
✌️
Other likely name candidates to stay in same bent of our Tolly's name... "The Office" and our Crestliner's name "Water Cooler":

Meeting Room / File Cabinet / Supply Room / Foyer / Rest Area / Massage Chair / Human Resource / Intern / Top Employee... an on ... and on ..... it goes!! LOL

Happy Boat-Name Daze! - Art
Art is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2014, 03:35 PM   #37
Senior Member
 
slowandsteady's Avatar
 
City: North Kingstown, RI
Vessel Model: Mainship 34 III
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 178
Being a GC, I thought about naming ours "Job Site"

Where are you?

I'm on The Job Site
slowandsteady is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2014, 04:04 PM   #38
Guru
 
Moonstruck's Avatar
 
City: Hailing Port: Charleston, SC
Vessel Name: Moonstruck
Vessel Model: Sabre 42 Hardtop Express
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 8,271
Quote:
Originally Posted by hmason View Post
Our previous boat was named Satisfaction. We named the dinghy Satis/fraction. Our current boat is named Magic, and our tender is named Merlin.
The dink should have been named, "I Can't Get No".
__________________
Don on Moonstruck
Sabre 42 Hardtop Express
When cruising life is simpler, but on a grander scale (author unknown)
https://moonstruckblog.wordpress.com/
Moonstruck is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2014, 11:02 PM   #39
Guru
 
bligh's Avatar
 
City: Santa Cruz, CA
Vessel Name: Concerto
Vessel Model: 1980 Cheoy Lee
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 1,527
The best boat name i saw was "Unsinkable 2". makes me smile everytime i think of it.
bligh is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2014, 11:30 PM   #40
Scraping Paint
 
City: -
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 13,745
Quote:
Originally Posted by markpierce View Post
Seems like a lot of tugs in this area name their boats after humans. I suppose that's too workaday and practical for us recreationals. ...
I'm with you, Mark. I've always liked the way the New England fishermen named their schooners. A lot of them were named for people of some significance in the owner's eyes. Some of the famous ones were Gertrude L. Thebaud, Elsie, Elizabeth Howard, Henry Ford. Then there were the more impressive names: Columbia, Mayflower, Puritan. And there were some fanciful names: Stiletto, Bluenose (slang term for a Nova Scotian).

Foss tugs have always been named for members of the Foss family: Garth Foss, Lindsey Foss, Wallace Foss.

I like some of the names of the lobsterboats we've seen on Prince Edward Island.
Attached Thumbnails
Name1.jpg   Name2.jpg   Name3.jpg   Lobster12.jpg  
Marin is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Trawler Port Captains
Port Captains are TF volunteers who can serve as local guides or assist with local arrangements and information. Search below to locate Port Captains near your destination. To learn more about this program read here: TF Port Captain Program





All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:24 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2006 - 2012