The 10 most popular boat names of 2017 released

4 October 2017

Top Ten Boat Names for 2017

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Source Denison Yacht Sales.


The Boat Owners Association of the U.S. released its list of the Top Ten Boat Names for 2017, a tradition that dates back 25 years. The list is created by compiling requests for boat names received by the BoatUS graphics service.

Here are the 2017 Top 10 Boat Names and a note about their meanings:

1. Serenity: The utter calm and quietude boating brings

2. Seas the Day: A nautical wordplay on the Latin saying “Carpe diem,” taking boating to its fullest

3. Andiamo: “Let’s go!” in Italian and a perennial favorite boat name

4. Irish Wake: Mourning and merrymaking after the death of a family member or friend

5. Freedom: Patriotic name that first appeared on the Top 10 Names list in 2004

6. Adagio: Italian for “at a slow tempo.” Represents how boating reduces stress in our hectic lives

7. Ohana: From the Hawaiian culture, meaning “family” in an extended sense

8. Oasis: A fertile spot in a desert where water is found; symbolizes boating’s ability to refresh and nourish our daily lives

9. Happy Ours: A playful take on the good feeling you get at the afternoon communal cocktail time

10. Firefly: Making the list for the first time, it’s thought that the kids picked this one


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