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View Poll Results: Did you perform the boat name change ceremony
Yes, completedly followed the ritual steps. 16 33.33%
Yes, but skipped on some items. 13 27.08%
No, and no bad things have happened. 13 27.08%
No, and bad things happen all the time and I wish I had. 2 4.17%
No, but bad things happened before, so do not think it mattered. 4 8.33%
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Boat I had before this one (before I got married!) was called "True Blue" and got renamed "Destiny" without pomp or fanfare...

Never had anything particularly bad happen... but then I *did* find my wife soon after!!
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I still have to do this. Is it one ceremony (Big drink) or do you need to do a denaming (drink) Naming (drink) ceremonys.
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What are the rules of the ceremony? (Aside from drinking?)
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Sold our Hunter for a 1 year-old Jeanneau. Did the whole renaming ceremony shebang --very superstitious!
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Billy- it's mostly drinking, that's why I insist on both the denaming and the renaming ceremony! Remember, you're dealing with Gods (that's plural=lot's) here, no cheap stuff.

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I tried to do the renaming ritual but was unable to find virgins.
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Just remember when you are doing all these rituals;It's bad luck to be superstitious!!

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Jody,

I tried to do the renaming ritual but was unable to find virgins.
I see them all the time around here. It's really handy, they even come in those little carriers with the big handle on top. The bad part is their bed times are always REALLY early so you have to perform the ceremony early in the day!
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