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post #18 of Old 03-30-2013
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Re: Naming a boat

Originally Posted by Yorksailor View Post
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!

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