75 Amusing and Crazy Boat Names

ideas for boat namesYou named your boat what?!

You wake up early. You have tote bags packed with sunscreen and lunch. You drive to the dock and there she is. Your beautiful boat named…? Where did you get that idea for a boat name? Did you choose something safe and normal or something unique and a little absurd?

Here is a list of the 75 of the craziest and most amusing boat names found on the Chesapeake from A-Z:

Amusin’ Cruisin’
Another Fine Mess
Attention Deficit
Beans & Rice
Blow Me
Bow Movement
Canned Heat
Chicken Tender
Clueless ?
Crime Pays
Dip Ship
Don’t Ask
Escape Hatch
Extreme Wet Dream
For Reel!
Fuzzy Goose
Gotta Wizz
Hunky Dory
It’ll Do
It’s Mine
Just Add Water
Knot Guilty
Liquid Asset
Low Water N’ High Rent
Manitee at War
Mental Fatigue
Minumum Workload
Miss’n Link
Missin’ Work
Mixed Company
Moment of Insanity
Money Floats
No Adult Supervision
No Name
Occupational Hazard
Porta Party
Pups in Paradise
Quick Decision
Ready, Set. Fish
Reality Check
Recovery Room
Rub A Tug Tug
Same Old Boat
Scrap Metal
Sea Sic
Stupid Boat
Toy 4 Us
Valley Boy
Welfare Fraud
What’s Left
What Next?
Which One?
Whine Cooler
Xtremely Board
Yesterday’s Sweat

So whether you’re trying to vent your frustration at putting all that money into a boat or you’re trying to get a laugh out of your nautical neighbors, an unusual boat name can do the trick. Whatever you choose to name your boat, just make sure that you put a good deal of thought into it. A boat is a big investment like a house or a car. You will have it for years and you want to be able to look at it fondly and not be embarrassed or sick of the outdated name you chose for it during your purchasing enthusiasm.

Some advice from boat owners is to choose the mood of the boat. Why did you get the boat? For fun? For relaxation? To get away on your own? To get away with your family? The mood of the boat plays a big part in the name because the name will describe your boat to you or anyone else who steps onto it. Next, you should choose a name that has meaning to you. Whether it describes your ambitions in another language or is the name of your lover, your boats name should say something special to you.

Another key tip that boat owners give is to be careful when naming your boat something comical like some of the names listed above. Make sure that the comedy is there to entertain you, and not everyone else. You have to still like the name of your boat for years to come. Last, but not least, when you have come up with the perfect name for your boat type it into the computer and see what comes up. As unique as you may think you are, there could be thousands of other people with the same boat name. If this doesn’t bother you then great, but if you are looking to be original, check out what others have done. If you still like a boat choice, try personalizing it by adding your name onto the boat name, ex. Sarah’s Paradise. Whatever you choose, if it means something to you, it will be a good name for your boat.

February 9-13 boat and RV shows

Looking for a new boat or RV? Interested in checking out the latest accessories? Here are the major boat and RV shows the weekend of February 9-13.

St. Louis Boat & Sportshow – February 9-13, 2011

Minneapolis/St. Paul RV, Vacation, and Camping Show – February 10-13, 2011

Richmond (VA) Camping RV Expo – February 11-13, 2011

Las Vegas (NV) Sportsmen’s RV and Travel Show – February 11-13, 2011

This weekend’s boat shows

Seattle Boat Show – January 27-30, 2011

Montreal Boat Show – January 27-30, 2011

Louisville Boat, RV and Sportshow – January 26-30, 2011

Baltimore Boat Show – January 27-30, 2011

Central Gulf Coast Boat, Sport and RV Show – January 28-30, 2011

Strictly Sail Chicago – January 27-30, 2011

18 Biggest Boat Shows of Early 2011

Here are the U.S. boat shows you won’t want to miss this winter and spring.

New York Boat Show – January 19-23, 2011

Minneapolis Boat Show – January 20-23, 2011

Seattle Boat Show – January 27-30, 2011

Montreal Boat Show – January 27-30, 2011

Louisville Boat, RV and Sportshow – January 26-30, 2011

Baltimore Boat Show – January 27-30, 2011

Central Gulf Coast Boat, Sport and RV Show – January 28-30, 2011

Strictly Sail Chicago – January 27-30, 2011

Atlantic City International Boat Show – February 2-6, 2011

St. Louis Boat & Sportshow – February 9-13, 2011

Miami International Boat Show – February 17-21, 2011

Strictly Sail Miami – February 17-21, 2011

New England Boat Show – February 26-March 6, 011

Philadelphia Boat Show – March 4-6, 2011

Palm Beach International Boat Show – March 24-27, 2011

Northwest Sportshow – March 30-April 3, 2011

Cabo Marine Show – April 21-23, 2011

Strictly Jersey Boat Show – April 29-May 1, 2011

Cabo Marine Show

IGY Marina Cabo San Lucas and Marina Golden Zone will host the 2nd annual Cabo Marine Show (aka Cabo Boat Show), April 21-23, 2011, in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. It will feature more than 50 vendors plus live entertainment and outdoor concerts.

2010 highlights included VIP cocktail party at Baja Lobster Co featuring live music from local folk-rock artist Chaplin; and VIP cocktail party at Barometro Lounge.

2010 Exhibitors included these and more – including charter companies, water activities promoters, nautical services, hotels and golf courses, resorts and marinas, and more.

Performance Boats
IGY Marina Cabo San Lucas
Marina Puerto Los Cabos
La Cruz Shipyard Riviera Nayarit
Cabo Yacht Center / Century 21 Baja
Ventanas Residences
Las Misiones Residencial
Benfive Lighting – Illuminating Dock-Piling Lights
Cabo Riviera – Master-Planned Oceanfront Community
Diamonds International
BRP Los Cabos/Sea-Doo
Corona / Grupo Modelo
Tequila Hacienda del Cabo
Baja Brewing Company
Maui Jim Sunglasses
Hacienda Beach Club & Residences

Dates & Admission

  • Thursday, April 21, 2011 – 1 pm to 9 pm
  • Friday, April 22, 2011 – 1 pm to 9 pm
  • Saturday, April 23, 2011 – 1 pm to 9 pm

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Baltimore Boat Show

Baltimore Boat ShowThe Baltimore Convention Center will host the 58th annual Baltimore Boat Show, January 19-22, 2012.





Baltimore Boat Show Highlights

A power boat docking challenge, second annual crab picking contest, and also catch Miss Geico Race Boat, among the most recognized powerboats in the world.

Boats and boat dealers from Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia. Featuring all types of boats including:

  • Motor Yachts
  • Saltwater Fishing Boats
  • High Performance Boats
  • Deck Boats
  • Jet Boats
  • Runabouts
  • Personal Watercraft

Experts will be on hand at the Baltimore Boat Show to talk about maintenance, outboard and inboard engines, boating safety, accessories, financing, insurance and more.

Baltimore Boat Show Featured Brands 

  • Bayliner
  • Boston Whaler
  • Cobalt Boats
  • Crownline
  • Eastern Boats
  • Four Winns
  • Grady-White
  • Hydra-Sports
  • Maxum Boats
  • Nautique
  • Regal Marine Industries
  • Robalo
  • Sea Ray
  • Stingray
  • Trophy
  • Yamaha

Baltimore Boat Show Admission

Adults $10

Ages 15 and younger: Free with paid adult admission

The Baltimore Boat Show will be held at:

Baltimore Convention Center

1 W. Pratt Street (at Charles Street)

Baltimore, MD 21201

Baltimore Boat Show Hours of Operation:

Thursday, January 19, 2012 – 11am–9pm
Friday, January 20, 2012 – 11am–9pm
Saturday, January 21, 2012 – 10am–9pm
Sunday, January 22, 2012 – 10am–5pm

Boat Shows are a great way to discover prednisone boating if you’re a novice; expand your knowledge of boating safety, maintenance and financing if you’re an experienced boater; and the whole family will enjoy the fun of learning about the latest trends in one of the most exciting outdoor activities out there!

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What is a hybrid kayak?

The term hybrid kayak can refer to a vessel that is a cross between a kayak and a canoe. This type of vessel is designed to offer the best of both worlds – the accessibility and storage capabilities of a canoe, and the easy maneuverability of a kayak. These hybrid prednisone kayaks come in a variety of lengths, from 12 to 16 feet.

The term hybrid kayak may also refer to a cross between a recreational kayak and a sea kayak. Sea kayaks are seaworthy and have more storage and comfort for longer trips on bays, inlets, and oceans. The video below highlights the characteristics of this type of vessel.

Another type of hybrid kayak is the Sup-Yak, a unique design that allow the operator to stand and paddle or fish, and also control the boat from a seated position.

Kayaks were developed more than 4,000 years ago by people indigenous to the Arctic. The original kayaks were made of stitched seal or other animal skins pulled over a wooden frame.

Kayaks are used for recreation, exercise, fishing, hunting, adventure, exploration, and travel.

Popular manufacturers of hybrid kayaks include Native Watercraft, Wilderness Systems, Mad River Canoe, and Guillemot Kayaks.

2011 Boat Shows

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Strictly Boaters Boat Show 2012

Strictly Boaters Boat Show

Designed to connect boat sellers and buyers, the Strictly Boaters Boat Show (formerly known as the Strictly Jersey Boat Show) is set for May 4-6, 2012 at South Jersey Marina in Cape May, NJ.

The Strictly Boaters Boat Show is primarily an in-water boat show with an emphasis on sea trials. Contender, Buddy Davis, Topaz, Predator, Jersey Cape, Boston Whaler, Hydra-Sport, Southport, World Cats, Mainship, Ranger Tugs, and more will be on display.

Also featured in land displays are parts and accessories for the boating enthusiast. Engines (including diesel engines, gas engines, and outboards), generators, and marine electronics feature prominently. Yanmar, Cummins, CAT, Westerbeke, Onan, Volvo Penta, Kohler Power Systems, and others will be on hand.

Strictly Boaters Boat Show Admission

$15 at the gate
FREE admission (for two) to those holding a New Jersey Boating Safety Certificate or Seatow Membership Card

Strictly Boaters Boat Show Hours

May 4-6, 2012 – 10am – 4pm daily

Boat Shows are an excellent way to discover boating if you’re a novice; expand your knowledge of boating safety, maintenance and financing if you’re an experienced nizagara boater; and everyone will enjoy the fun of learning about the latest trends in one of the most exciting outdoor activities out there!

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Kansas City Boat and RV Show

Kansas City Boat and Sport Show 2011

Jan 13-16, 2011

This midwest boat and RV show in Kansas City, Missouri, features fishing boats, bass boats, pontoon boats, runabouts, wakeboard boats, cuddy cabins, fish & ski boats, PWCs (personal watercraft), kayaks, canoes, and more.

Highlights will include Twiggy, the waterskiing squirrel, Sponge Bob Square Pants, Boating Seminars, and Wing Eating Contest.

Boats on display will include those from:

  • Cabela’s
  • Midwest Marine Boat Company
  • Sportsman’s Outfitter & Marine
  • Performance Marine Water Sports
  • Blue Springs Marine
  • Lake Viking Marine, Inc.
  • Port of Kimberling Marina/Table Rock Boats


H. Roe Bartle Hall
301 W. 13th St.
Kansas City, MO 64105


Thursday, January 13       2:00pm–9:00pm
Friday, January 14           12:00pm–9:00pm
Saturday, January 15       10:00am–9:00pm
Sunday, January 16          10:00am–5:00pm


Adults: $9
Youth 15 and younger – Free

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