Boat Naming Made Simple
Just like a child's name, there is a story behind every name on a boat's transom or bow. BOAT NAMING MADE SIMPLE by Susan D. Artof organizes 1000s of these names into a humorous & entertaining volume. Chapters include stories surrounding ships of legend, naming categories such as astrological names, names of sex, lives & vices, food names, funny names, romantic names & evil names. The author feels that boat naming goes beyond the arrangement of letters, to become an identity that follows both the boat & its skipper for as long as the vessel floats. What makes BOAT NAMING MADE SIMPLE unique is the historical review of boating including stories behind famous vessels like BEAGLE, ARGO, BOUNTY, DISCOVERY, & the SANTA MARIA. The author has researched sea lore & readers will learn about the stories of DAVY JONES, NEPTUNE, ATLANTIS & POSEIDON. In addition, the book examines contemporary stories behind the AMERICA'S CUP as well as the ill fated 1979 FASTNET RACE. There is so much more packed into this little book than just names, & it is a welcome addition to one's library to be read again & again. This is the first of many BOATING MADE SIMPLE SERIES books produced by THE CENTER PRESS, ISBN 0-9626888-2-7 $10.95 paperback/144 pgs. 5 3/8" x 8 3/8". Distributed by Login Publishers Consortium, Ingrams, Bookpeople or other fine distributors. Or call THE CENTER PRESS (818) 879-0854, FAX (818) 879-0806.
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WHATS IN A NAME
THE TRADITIONS OF NAMES
WHY NAME YOUR BOAT?
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