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October 22, 2007

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Andy

Y'Ought too!

vaespeter@hotmail.com

When I bought my dinghy, my wife and friends instisted that I name it. Originally I was thinking "Pinwheel" in deference to my sailing technique, but "Swell" won out. I called it that because:
Yachties are "swells".
My friends and family are swell.
I like to sail on swells.
...and finally, that what my lower body does when I kiss my boat goodnight! _/)


'Tis Himself, OM

In Wisconsin in the 1970s there was an E-Scow with "HELP" painted upside down on the transom.

JF

what about "Astamouth"? Works best in a frilly, pretentious script.

David

There is a boat in Brighton marina called Costa Lotta. How Cringe-worthy!

KEN

how about MASTER BAITER

Dwain

Blow Jib

jim

My 27' boat is appropriately called 'Floating A-Loan'

mwires

How about "Harvey Wharfbanger"
or "Never Again II"

George Kennedy

We once followed a yacht down the east coast of Australia. Every time the yacht did a radio check it was funny to hear the comments of the different radio operators. The boat was named "While you are down there"

s\fsaf

for a sailboat

Below Me

The e is silent

IDidYourMother

So....What's your boat name?

Captain Mark

what about AFTICA Another F**k'n Toy I Cant Afford

Mark Brown

I can't stop smiling after reading Nauti Nurses. I imagined a distress call being made and mentioning the name of the boat. I'll bet whoever answer that distress call is trying hard not to giggle while relaying the message.

Ed

FUJIMO always drew a crowd at the Bayview/Mackinac race. I learned what BN meant when a crewmate said his dream was to BN on FUJIMO. hehe.

S Mahoney

Ship for Brains

Grand Haven Michigan

michael

these are very funny

andrew

I'm naming my boat and here are my top picks "Chum Lord", "Filthy Oar", "Lackamoolah", "My place oar yours", "Ship Faced", and "Happy Hooker"

teen

I know a guy with a catamaran called "double penetration" makes me laugh every time i see it

גני אירועים בחיפה

best thing I saw was a boat, I almost bought. He was a guy who flying11 and was tryin to sell it was a mate of mine who has spent most of his time in the piss. Then he painted the bottem part of the hull was under water bright yellow and called "Sunnyside Up"

Tommy

I am buying my first sailboat in a couple weeks. Already have a name picked out for it "The Stabbin' Cabin"

Sims McGrath

What about the racing boat named "Sofa King Fast"? (You have to say it fast, and out loud.)

Chris

The largest vending machine owner in Michigan (owning a large company with tens of thousands of machines in three states) has a yacht named "Just Quarters".

A.janssen

One name for a sail boat I did not see here is " Bewinched "

cinbadl

WOW, I was just talking aobu tthe "Shoot low, they're riding Chickens" boat! AWESOME! Would love it if anyone had a picture of it!

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