The Boat Owners Association of the United States has issued its 2017 Top 10 Boat Names. The names come from tallying up requests for boat names to the BoatUS Graphics service.
Top 10 Boat Names:
Serenity: The utter calm and quietude boating brings
Seas the Day: A nautical wordplay on the Latin saying “Carpe diem,” taking boating to its fullest
Andiamo: “Let’s go!” in Italian and a perennial favorite boat name
Irish Wake: Mourning and merrymaking after the death of a family member or friend
Freedom: Patriotic name that first appeared on the Top 10 Names List in 2004
Adagio: Italian for “at a slow tempo.” Represents how boating reduces stress in our hectic lives
Ohana: From the Hawaiian culture, meaning “family” in an extended sense
Oasis: A fertile spot in a desert where water is found; symbolizes boating’s ability to refresh and nourish our daily lives
Happy Ours: A playful take on the good feeling you get at the afternoon communal cocktail time
Firefly: Making the list for the first time, it’s thought that the kids picked this one.