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Old 26 March 2006, 10:22   #1
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Rules on Boat Naming

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Does anybody now what the rules are for naming a boat/rib, Is it normal to name all boats/ribs? Do you have to register boat/rib name with any official body? If so, do you have to print name on boat/rib?

Any views on this would be appriciated.

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Old 26 March 2006, 12:16   #2
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Yes all Ribsters are required to name there boats after any song or Album I like. I guess you could call yours Freebird or CC Rider or from the state of you and Bob on Saturday mebbe Couldn't Stand The Weather or Cold Shot by SRV

the Rib can be registerd using a CG66 form with the Coatguards and you can also register your Baby on the SSR (Snall Ships Refister) SSR issues you with a Number which is required to be on the boat

I am not sure about pronting the name but it looks Kinda good if you do

http://www.mcga.gov.uk/c4mca/mcga-hm...-hmcg-cg66.htm

the rest of the site is worth a read
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Old 26 March 2006, 13:10   #3
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Yes all Ribsters are required to name there boats after any song or Album I like.
So mine needs to be renamed than STU ?

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Old 26 March 2006, 13:26   #4
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Bad Luck to re name a boat !
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Old 26 March 2006, 13:33   #5
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Kernow's boat is named "Blaster" which is quite cool, but unfortunately the old boy is a bit dyslexic so he's got "Blister" written on the thing! Bless Him
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Old 26 March 2006, 13:39   #6
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Bad Luck to re name a boat !
Yep I heard that too.. if it's got a name keep it, or Neptune is gonna get yer.
I got a crap name for my RIB, but I Aint takin' no chances, I aint changing it I'm sticking with it, Cant afford any more bad luck........
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Old 26 March 2006, 13:41   #7
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Kernow's boat is named "Blaster" which is quite cool, but unfortunately the old boy is a bit dyslexic so he's got "Blister" written on the thing! Bless Him
Heh heh!! (nice one)
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Old 27 March 2006, 06:31   #8
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Our dive club used to have a rib called "Far Canal" with predictable radio results
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Old 27 March 2006, 06:51   #9
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Yep I heard that too.. if it's got a name keep it, or Neptune is gonna get yer.
I got a crap name for my RIB, but I Aint takin' no chances, I aint changing it I'm sticking with it, Cant afford any more bad luck........

There is a way of doing it "safely" ??

http://www.boatsafe.com/nauticalknowhow/rename.htm

Looks alot of hassle though.

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Old 27 March 2006, 07:34   #10
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Bunch of silly old farts. Bet you all have seaweed hanging on the living room to tell the weather too.
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Old 27 March 2006, 07:46   #11
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Does anybody now what the rules are for naming a boat/rib?....
Never name it after the missus, you never know when you might want a change Des
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Old 27 March 2006, 07:55   #12
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Bunch of silly old farts. Bet you all have seaweed hanging on the living room to tell the weather too.
Wow, how did you know that?
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Old 27 March 2006, 08:39   #13
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Bunch of silly old farts. Bet you all have seaweed hanging on the living room to tell the weather too.
Well a weather forecast for the sea wouldn't be much use to you and DR at the moment would it Mat Meeow

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Old 27 March 2006, 16:46   #14
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Bunch of silly old farts. Bet you all have seaweed hanging on the living room to tell the weather too.
Is there a better way ?
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