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Buying a boat is a big decision. Not only do you have to consider the type of boat, the size, and the price, but you also have to come up with a good name. And as any boater will tell you, picking a great name is serious business.
There are a few things to consider when naming your boat. You want something that’s unique, but not too weird. You want something that’s easy to pronounce and spell, but that still has some personality. And most importantly, you want something that won’t get you laughed at by your friends (or worse, the Coast Guard).
To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best and worst boat names out there. So whether you’re looking for inspiration or just a good laugh, read on!
Worst Boat Names
This is probably the most famous (or infamous) boat name of all time. In 2016, the British research vessel RSS Sir David Attenborough was set to be named by public vote. And when the public was given the chance to name the ship, they chose… Boaty McBoatface.
Unfortunately for the people of the internet, the final decision was left up to the ship’s owners, who decided to name it after famed naturalist Sir David Attenborough instead. However, they did honor the public’s wishes by naming one of the ship’s remotely operated vehicles (or ROVs) Boaty McBoatface. So there’s that.
This one isn’t so much bad as it is just plain confusing. We’re not quite sure what this boat is supposed to be therapeutic for exactly… But we’re pretty sure it’s not going to help with our motion sickness.
Second Chance, Second Year, New Name, Bad Luck
There’s an unspoken rule in boat naming that you should never name your boat after someone or something that died. That includes giving your boat a number instead of a name (like “2nd Chance” or “2nd Year”). These names tend to be associated with bad luck, and no one wants that when they’re out on the open water.
Coolest Boat Names
This one is straight out of Pirates of the Caribbean (which is fitting since the Black Pearl is supposedly based on a real pirate ship). We love how badass this name sounds, and we’re pretty sure all aboard would feel like pirates whenever they set sail.
This one is classic! The Love Boat was a TV show in the 1970s and 1980s about a cruise ship full of singles looking for love (and adventure). While we doubt any actual boats are named Love Boat these days, it’s still a great choice if you’re looking for something romantic (or kitschy).
First Mate, Olden Days
We love nautical wordplay, and First Mate definitely delivers in that department. It’s also a great choice if you’re looking for something traditional—after all, first mates have been around since long before boats had motors.
No matter what you come up with for the name of a boat, or new name, we hope you have lots of fun (and safe!) adventures on it! And if you ever find yourself in need of some reel therapy, we know just the place…
Naming your boat can be hard… but it doesn’t have to be. Whether you’re looking for a funny boat name, a clever boat name, or just want to know what the most popular boat names are, we’ve got you covered. You might want to stay away from greek mythology if you want cool boat names. The coolest name should have a sense of humor and follow coast guard rules, excluding your registration number.
In this blog post, we’ll give you 101 of the funniest and most clever boat names out there. So whether you’re looking for a name that will make people laugh, or one that will make them think, you’re sure to find the perfect one for your boat in this list.
And if you’re still stuck on what to name your boat, don’t worry – at the end of this post, we’ll also give you some tips on how to come up with the perfect name for your vessel.
A boat is a big investment – which means that naming it is a big responsibility. After all, this is something that will be with you (and your family) for years to come.
That’s why it’s important to take your time and choose a name that you love. And if you’re looking for some inspiration, we’ve got you covered. In this blog post, we’ll give you 101 of the funniest and most clever boat names out there.
Whether you’re looking for a punny boat name, funny boat name or just want to see what the most popular names are, keep reading. We guarantee that you’ll find the perfect name for your vessel in this list.
And if you’re still stuck on what to name your boat after reading this post, don’t worry – we’ve also included some tips on coming up with the perfect moniker for your new investment.
Without further ado, here are 101 of the best boat names:
Favorite Color Boat Names and Common Boat Names
1) Blue Heaven
2) Living The Dream
4) Blue Crush
5) Serenity Now
6) Indigo Dreamer
8) Mystic Blue
9) Sapphire Seas
10) Navy Wife
11) Pearl Diver
12) Aqua Holic
13) Cuba Libre
Witty and Funny Boat Names
1) Titanic II
2) Just Doin’ Time
3) Reel Therapy
5) Second Chance
6) Second Year
7) Catch 22
8) No Regrets
9) Hook Line & Sinker
10) 482 BTU’s (per hour!)
11) Sea Esta
12) Liquid Therapy
13) Reef Madness
18) Floundering Finn
19) Gilligan’s Isle
21) Hooked Again
22) Sinking feeling
26) Lost Horizon
27) Pura Vida
28) Big Bird
32) Feelin’ Nauti
As you can see, there are many different types of funny, clever, great boat names out there. Whether you’re looking for a punny boat name or just want to see what the most popular names are, we hope this list has given you some inspiration. And if you’re still stuck on what to name your boat after reading this post, don’t worry – we’ve also included some tips on coming up with the perfect moniker for your new investment. Thanks for reading!
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