Wednesday, March 13, 2013

BoatUS Announces Top Boat Names

BoatUS announces top ten boat names for the past year, including Island Time and Seas the Day...

Is your boat name on the list of top ten boat names? Some people look for a list like this to get ideas for their next boat name. Others look to such a list and breathe a sigh of relief that their current boat name is not included.

Love them or hate them, below are the year's top ten most popular boat names according to BoatUS. (continues after the pic...)

Dolce Vita blanket
A boat name blanket emblazoned with one of this year's top boat names. Is yours on the list?

Top 10 Boat Names
And without further adieu ado, here is the Boat Owners Association of The United States' 23rd Annual List of Top Ten Boat Names...
1. Island Time
2. Seas the Day
3. It's About Time
4. Liberty
5. Serendipity
6. Second Wind
7. Dolce Vita
8. Aquaholic
9. The Good Life
10. Nauti Buoy

Funded primarily by BoatUS members, the BoatUS Foundation provides innovative educational outreach directly to boaters and anglers with the aim of reducing accidents and fatalities, increasing stewardship of America's waterways and keeping boating safe. To learn more, go to

Our boat name advice is simple. Avoid the list. Not because the names are bad, but because they are not unique. These are some of the most popular boat names out on the water across the United States, which means there is a pretty good chance a boat that is sailing nearby has one of these names on the back. If you want a truly great boat name, come up with something unique to you or your family. Check out our top ten boat naming tips for more ideas.
To get your boat name on apparel and gear like the blanket above,  visit



  1. I belive the expression is "without further ado", not adieu.

    1. You are correct and it has been corrected. Thanks for pointing that out! But I love a good eggcorn every now and then.