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Do you name parts of your boat???

I sail solo most of the time but I carry two crew aboard all the time.

My crew is supper reliable and is always ready to work.

Allow me to introduce them, they are:
Eugene Vin Diesel, and Otto Pillot.

A friend calls his engine George, another calls his auto pilot Josephine. What about you?
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We had "Otto Von Helm" for the autopilot. Our 5 year old son has hijacked the naming process though. We get funny, long, ever-changing names like "Pirate Pearl Monster Ghost" for the dinghy.
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Every part on my boat has two names. One when it's working correctly and another when it's not!
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I'm sure the "NOT" working name is probably not repeatable here
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My crew is supper reliable, too. Also lunch reliable.

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