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Have a friend who nearly named his boat "The Wind Between the Sheets."

My dinghy/liferaft is named "Sharkbait."

I've always liked the San Diego boat "Hot Ruddered Bum."

Every time I see "Dream Weaver, Dream Walker, Wind Walker or Wind Dancer (which is usually several times a week in the summer) I get a little bit nauseated.... "No you were NOT the first one to come up with that name!"

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worst ever...on a noisy stinkpot on the Columbia...'FILET SHOW"
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I don't know if anyone else mentioned this one but there's a ghastly orange and green cigarette boat locally called "Silicon and Steroids"
From what I saw of the owners it was an apt name...one of many boats that inspire the desire for a guided missile!
I had a dinghy called the "Leaky Bastard" and another called the "Effin Jay" (it was an FJ that required a lot of effin' work)
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There's a large trawler here called Pierless. Have to chuckle every time I walk by, since it's anything but ... at the moment (up for sale).
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Seen in the Spanish Virgins. An apt description. "JABDIP"
Just another boring day in paradise.
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There is an aluminium sport fishing boat around here called "Gill and Guts" which I think is a bit crook.
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Seen in the boatyard at Jolly Harbour, Antigua:

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A motor yacht, owned by a local beverage distributor: Liquor Box

An Alberg 35, owned by an art history professor at a local university: Renaissance
The dinghy: Baroque
As he explains, the Baroque followed the Renaissance

A Westsail 32: Elohssa Repus (Think on it a bit...)

A unidentified catboat seen in the lower Chesapeake: Catawhampus
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A Westsail 32: Elohssa Repus (Think on it a bit...)
Why put that on you're own boat, let alone a sailboat??
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