Changing boat names.

 Just curious as others might be , what according to superstition is the way to change the name of a boat without bringing on bad luck. 

 i know its superstition but i believe in it . like bananas on a boat or releasing your first fish caught on your new boat


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I was told you can put a

Mon, 2017-11-06 19:53

I was told you can put a plaque with the boat's old name somewhere in it to avoid the wrath of the sea


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Boat names

Mon, 2017-11-06 19:57

 I’ve changed and least 8 Russ with no issues? 

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 Gotta smash a bottle on it.

Mon, 2017-11-06 20:20

 Gotta smash a bottle on it. Thats what i did haha

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I hope it

Sun, 2017-11-19 17:21

 was an MT bottle Vinney otherwise it was a damned waste

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Plenty of stuff online

Mon, 2017-11-06 20:24

 Pretty sure it involves alcohol and a few virgins. I know one of the two is easier to find than the other !


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Mon, 2017-11-06 20:47

 there is a Prayer (old skool superstition). Praying to the gods of the sea and winds of each compass point etc. definately involves plenty of booze haha


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 Has to have a refit aswell,

Mon, 2017-11-06 20:49

 Has to have a refit aswell, atleast some new electronics.

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 refit , yeah right. having a

Mon, 2017-11-06 20:59

 refit , yeah right. 

having a back operation then a heart transplant then a facelift. that enough of a refit 


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Lol funny

Mon, 2017-11-06 21:09

Superstition at its best. Titanic never had name change .

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Tue, 2017-11-07 03:56

 What do you get when you cross the titanic and the Atlantic?



about halfway


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 G'dayHaven't done a ame

Tue, 2017-11-07 05:42


Haven't done a ame change myself but saw this some years ago


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Just do

Tue, 2017-11-07 11:20



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Superstition about girls on

Tue, 2017-11-07 13:31

Superstition about girls on boats, green boats and bananas, though Bananas had a legitimate reason as they rot so quickly, all the food turned to shit in transit if it was packed with Bananas so it was deemed bad luck to have bananas on-board.

I have a theory that Donald Trump decided to go for POTUSA after a green boat full of girls had a banana party.


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Im not superstitious in

Wed, 2017-11-15 08:28

Im not superstitious in normal life, but when it comes to boats different story.

 Very strict on all the normal stuff like bananas and have a few tricks to get fish biting, for example if all is quiet on deck I will get my lunch out of the esky and sure thing second bite in have to put it away because fish are coming in everywhere.

Don't  really believe in any of it but its much easier to be lucky than good. 




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