Weekend special: memorable boat names

Ben Ellison

Ben Ellison

Panbo editor, publisher & chief bottlewasher from 4/2005 until 8/2018, and now pleased to have Ben Stein as a very able publisher, webmaster, and editing colleague. Please don't regard him as an "expert"; he's getting quite old and thinks that "fadiddling fumble-putz" is a more accurate description.

5 Responses

  1. Ron Rogers says:

    In Annapolis there is a racing sailboatr named “Polly Wanna Cracker”! Try to get a serious response saying “MAYDAY MAYDAY this is Polly Wanna Cracker.”

  2. Walter Guinon says:

    Never Again II

  3. Noel Sterrett says:

    There is also a “Ship Happens” in Marina Del Rey, CA, with a dingy named “Piece of Ship”.

  4. Dan Nicholson says:

    Seen on consecutive narrowboats on canals here in England………….”HOOF HEARTED” “SHYTALK”. Love it! Dan

  5. Michael Neville says:

    When I was sailing E-Scows in Wisconsin back in the 1970s there was one boat with “HELP” painted upside down on the transom.

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