Name for a boat?

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Postby Tonyblack » Thu Mar 12, 2009 2:15 pm

poohbcarrot wrote:"Getafix"?

Sounds like either a speed-dial drug dealer or a Japanese shoe repairer :lol:
Isn't there a character in Asterix named that? :?
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Postby poohbcarrot » Thu Mar 12, 2009 2:19 pm

Sounds a bit like "Airfix".

So your boat would have the mast badly glued to the poop deck, leaking bilges and the aft and stern mixed up with the starboard and port, be very badly painted and would sink. :lol:
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Thu Mar 12, 2009 2:27 pm

The star on board would propbably be drinking the port and aft er be rather forward,Har shiver me timbers Jim lad, as blind Pew clung on to the mizen.:)
He willnae tak' a drink! I think he's deid! , on the other hand though A Midgie in yir hand is worth twa up yir kilt.
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Postby poohbcarrot » Thu Mar 12, 2009 2:44 pm

Blistering barnacles! You know as little about boats as me!
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Postby Tonyblack » Thu Mar 12, 2009 2:50 pm

After reading five Patrick O'Brien books I think I know even less about sailing ships than I did before. :lol:
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Thu Mar 12, 2009 2:50 pm

Hi Poobh, I do know a fair bit I used to sail a bit when I was a lot younger
getting a little rusty now the mizzen was one of the smaller masts at the bow. :)
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Postby Stultus Saxum » Thu Mar 12, 2009 3:16 pm

:oops:

I appear to have started something. Explanation - possibly unnecessary - below:

Yes, Getafix (as I think you well know) is in Asterix.

But, having done some sailing in my time, on a particularly pleasant jaunt to the Channel Islands, the seven of us on the boat decided that, by the end of the trip, we'd come up with suggestions for naming a boat and the best one would win (nothing). Sailing past Alderney, I tried to get a fix to avoid a particularly annoying rock just below the water's surface. The rest is, now, history. We didn't sink and the name was the eventual winner. At least it wasn't Unhygenix.
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Postby Tonyblack » Thu Mar 12, 2009 5:23 pm

:lol: Good story!
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Postby chris.ph » Thu Mar 12, 2009 6:56 pm

ive been to sea a few times im one of the few people around whos been to the arctic circle and antarctic circle and been drunk in both
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Postby Vena Ravenhaired » Fri Mar 13, 2009 4:49 pm

How about 'Leaky Freaky?'
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Postby Byakuran » Fri Mar 13, 2009 5:01 pm

How about "Anguagua"?

(Angua + "agua", spanish for "water")
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