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Need a name for my Merit 25.

Just thought I'd get some other opinions. I do like the play on words, "High Heels", but I'm a little partial to Audrey as well. I'd prefer a woman's name, but I'm coming up short. I know there's a thousand answers to this questions, but naming a 25' boat VICTORIA doesn't really make sense to me. Any suggestions? I've been thinking about this for 4 months and am still drawing a blank. The name on the boat now is FINS. Doesn't have any sentimental value to me, and certainly isn't romantic.

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

Merit 25 # 764 "Audrey"
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Hmmm... a simple play on words: Combine Merit and the woman's name Merideth, and you have MERITETH. Throw in a third word, marine, and you could have MARITETH. Either one can be pronounced just like the woman's name, Merideth...
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Why not name it Audrey???




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Patience is a nice woman's name, and something in great need on a 25 ft boat with a max speed of 6 knots or so.
I'm partial to the name so I'll admit my bias.

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How about MeritUS.

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Many Bay Area Merit 25s are named after old TV programs. I don't know why. Let's see, there's "Bewitched", Twilight Zone", "Mission Impossible"...
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Very good suggestions. I'm not a fan of the TV show names, but I have seen those a lot, I should ask why on the merit yahoo group...interesting.
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sailingdog, I do like Audrey, reminds me Hepburn. Very classy, and probably deserse to be on a better boat, but I may use it.

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Sounds like it will take a "Second Effort" to name her!
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