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Boat name, need ideas!

HELP I keep trying to think of a name for our new boat, a Catalina 27. The current name is the initials of the children of the guy we bought it from, and that means nothing to my husband and myself.

We wanted to call it "Serenity" but that was already in use at our harbor.

I'd like to call it "Serenity Now" but hubby doesn't care for the Seinfeld reference :-)

Now he's going through flower and tree names. Nothing yet....

Any suggestions? How did you come up with your boat's name?
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Mayday is not a good name for a boat......

I found that listening to other people can get you to possibly pick a name that isn't you. A Favorite book, author, movie, place can all be a source of material for a name. My boats name is the credited author of 1001 Arabian nights.

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Check boat names online

You might want to check out this site - full of boat names. If nothing else, you'll find things you definitely will not want to name your boat. BTW, don't forget to research the proper denaming/renaming ceremonies.

http://www.boatus.com/boatgraphics/names/default.asp

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No brainer

He should name the boat after you.

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Another choice is to use a foreign translation for something more common, like Serenity. Or a song or book that has meaning to your sailing.

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Ontario 32 - Aria

Free, is the heart, that lives not, in fear.
Full, is the spirit, that thinks not, of falling.
True, is the soul, that hesitates not, to give.
Alive, is the one, that believes, in love.
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HELP I keep trying to think of a name for our new boat, a Catalina 27.
Try playing with a simple one or two syllable twist or play on your faimly name. For instance, I have always thought the name a friend and his wife came up with for his tall rig Catalina 27 was very witty. His last name is Lee - boat's name is Leeway.

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Just kidding, whats important to you in your life, what do you do or like?
I fully agree with what BF stated, Hence "Komona Wanaleia"
for those needing translation= c'mon i wanna lay ya

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