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Old 05 July 2014, 04:00   #31
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Concrete boat in Cowes "Maid of Portland"

Also in Cowes "Usain Boat"
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Old 05 July 2014, 04:55   #32
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Old 05 July 2014, 08:31   #33
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..............I'm a little "superstitious" about the supposed bad luck brought about by re-naming ships (boats)!
Don't be. Renaming goes back at least a few thousand years. The Romans and other civilizations renamed and used captured. Would have been quite insane to have sunk them considering all the time, labor and expense to build a ship back then.
There are many boat de-naming and re-naming ceremonies that can be copied off the web.
Type in your search bar "renaming a boat".
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Old 10 July 2014, 17:16   #34
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I heard of someone calling a yacht 'Business' took me a while to realise the amazing potential with this..

"sorry I cant come shopping with you that weekend as I am away on business and not sure when I will be back..."
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Old 11 July 2014, 06:10   #35
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