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Old 10-14-2011, 08:38 PM   #1
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Is it bad luck to rename a boat?????

I just bought a used boat, the previous owner name the boat "Poppys Pride". This name is really not working for me since I don't even have kids not to mention grandkids. I was thinking on renaming the boat, but someone told me that renaming the boat is bad luck. What do you guys think????? Thanks.
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Old 10-14-2011, 08:39 PM   #2
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Old 10-14-2011, 08:53 PM   #3
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Break a mirror onboard while standing in front of a black cat, then open an umbrella. That should even things out.
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Old 10-14-2011, 08:55 PM   #4
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Well if you repaint it maybe not then it would be a new boat. Other than that yeehaw poppy.
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Old 10-14-2011, 08:56 PM   #6
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yes....however if you do a certain ceremony it is ok.http://boatsafe.com/nauticalknowhow/rename.htm
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Old 10-14-2011, 10:00 PM   #7
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yes....however if you do a certain ceremony it is ok.http://boatsafe.com/nauticalknowhow/rename.htm



OP... just rename it...
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Old 10-14-2011, 10:02 PM   #8
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Rename it. If it blows up... it was bad luck.
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Old 10-14-2011, 10:25 PM   #10
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I'd rename it.
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Old 10-16-2011, 05:13 PM   #11
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Take the boat
rename it.
Get it all cleaned up and have a new launching ceremony with champain and what not. When she slides into the water she is a virgin boat. IMO
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Old 10-16-2011, 05:16 PM   #13
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Old 10-16-2011, 05:17 PM   #14
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At least it wasn't Gays Pride.
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Old 10-16-2011, 05:19 PM   #15
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Just rename it. Just make sure to have all your PFD's, fire extinguisher, etc lol.

I probably wouldn't think twice. Luckily when I got my boat the previous owner didn't have a name on it.
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Old 10-18-2011, 06:22 PM   #17
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Im a boat caption and have renamed boats. Just don't bring any bananas aboard!
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Old 10-18-2011, 06:23 PM   #18
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It's bad luck not to rename it. Your boat will probably catch on fire any minute now.
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Old 10-18-2011, 06:25 PM   #19
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Seems like it would bring bad luck to leave the former skipper's name on the boat. He's no longer around to care for it.

I say follow whatever crazy ceremony is accepted in the boating world and then party on.
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i think the rule of thumb is its ok when you buy it but cant rename if your same owner.throw some salt on it and run over a jetski and its official
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