WHAT’S IN A NAME?
CAN A BOAT NAME give you a little insight into the person behind the helm? BoatU.S.’s 24th Annual Top 10 Boat Names list sheds light on what’s trending for boat names
this year. While some names are picked without too much thought,
Greg Edge of BoatU.S. Boat Graphics says often there is a specific
reason why boaters call their favorite toy a certain name.
“We’ve had indicators that a boater who names their boat
Second Wind may have rebounded from divorce, health, or other
major issue, while someone who names their boat Island Girl or
Island Time often needs an escape from everyday life,” says Edge.
If you’re in need of some inspiration for a boat name, BoatUS
Graphics has over 9,000 names in its online Boat Name Directory
BOATU.S. GRAPHICS’ 2014 TOP TEN BOAT NAMES:
Keep at least 100
yards away from
in the water or on
land. That is a whole
football field! Bring
along a good pair of
binoculars or your
telephoto lens to get
a better view.
To avoid trapping
between your boat
and the shore, keep
a parallel course and
head on or from
behind. Avoid exces-
sive speed or sudden
changes in speed or
marine mammals, if
they’re changing their
behavior because of
you, you’re too close.
Do not herd or chase
them. Limit your
viewing time to 30
closely by marine
speed and shift to
neutral. Do not
While an up-close encounter with whales or dolphins can be a real treat,
boaters in manatee areas know that boating around marine mammals
is a delicate situation. Here are some tips to keep everyone safe.
TIPS FOR BOATING NEAR
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7. Island Time
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