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Re: Clothing optional sailing

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Originally Posted by MedSailor View Post
Awesome, witty, original. I like it. And while it would be great painted on a transom, just imagine how your mayday call would go......

Coast Guard: "Station calling mayday mayday we're all going to die, what is the name of your vessel over?"

Boat About to Die: "Shomi Yerboubis II"

Coast Guard: "Helo 61, Rescue Craft 64, and Cutter Jingo, STAND DOWN we have a hoax. Return to your bases."

MedSailor
Yeah, we kind of thought of that. The work-around in emergency and other over-the-air communications would be to pronounce it "Shah-MYE Yare-bow-BISS TWO," but in an emergency situation it'd probably be hard to do on the first try. Oh well.... gotta weigh the risk vs. reward, I guess... .

Barry


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