Originally Posted by Yorksailor
Boat names should make sense in English, be easy to pronounce and not confuse the Coast Guard or make them laugh!
I agree. We named our boat Ilya
after a manatee we adopted through the Save the Manatee Club (our daughter is nuts about manatees). I worry a bit about the coast guard thing because it's not a common name, but at least I can spell it to them in only four letters!