What's in a name? Plenty if it's your boat (from BoatUS)

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‘The name of your boat speaks volumes about you and your humour!’    .

Boat names can reveal much about the personality of a boat owner. Or, they can also serve as signposts of the modern era. One thing is for sure, ‘Bail Out’ has made the list in number five position – a wry reflection of the times.

With the release of the annual Top Ten List of Most Popular Boat Names by Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatU.S.), one newcomer to the list stands out. ‘Bail Out, the number five pick, clearly speaks volumes about what’s on boaters’ minds,’ said BoatU.S. President Nancy Michelman. ‘With today’s economic uncertainty, naming a boat Bail Out could indicate that boating is a survival mechanism for the family that will keep them afloat,’ she added.

The list is assembled each year by the BoatU.S. Boat Graphics service which offers a free library of over 8,500 boat names and also allows boaters to easily select, custom design and preview boat names online – without having to pay up front. For more information or to view videos on how to install a vinyl boat name, visit the online service at www.BoatUS.com/boatgraphics . A list with the annual top ten boat names – starting from 1991 – can also be found at the Web site.

Here is the Top Ten List of Most Popular Boat Names :
1. Second Wind
2. Seas the Day
3. Lazy Daze
4. Jolly Roger
5. Bail Out
6. On the Rocks
7. Pegasus
8. Serenity Now
9. Namaste
10. Comfortably Numb

More at www.BoatUS.com  by BoatU.S   8:01 PM Thu 4 Feb 2010 GMT

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Michael James
Michael James
Michael James has been with Murray Yacht Sales since 1995 and is in the the New Orleans office.

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