Aquaholic was the 2019 number one boat name.
2019 Top 10 List of Boat Names
Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) tallies the most popular
boat names. The tradition dates back a quarter century, with the list derived from adding up requests for
boat name designs from BoatUS Boat
Graphics. Each reveals something about the personality of the vessel’s
BoatUS Top 10 Boat Names:
- Aquaholic: After a
four-year absence from the Top 10 list, this popular boat name returns.
Its appeal is in its intoxicating wordplay about overdoing too much time
on the water. This kind of imbibing, however, won’t give you a hangover –
except maybe on a Monday morning when you have to go back to work!
- Pearl: Sometimes a
shortening of the name of the fictional ship in the “Pirates of the
Caribbean” film series, folks who put Pearl on the transom likely know that their luxurious vessel has an understated
While boating isn’t exactly like the Fountain of Youth, many boaters say
the feeling of boating, sailing or fishing keeps them feeling young. A
perfect name for maintaining a stress-free boating life.
This boat owner has likely had an opportunity for a do-over – be it with
boating or a life challenge related to health, career or matrimony. It’s a
reminder to take advantage of the chance to start over.
It’s clear this fishing vessel owner appreciates Latin, or at least
perhaps understands that life is a game of give-and-take.
A 2000 Saturday Night Live comedy skit featuring Will Farrell and Christopher Walken pokes fun at
taking things too far. Perhaps this boat is a little over the top as well.
- Pegasus: A winged horse
from Greek mythology that was capable of creating water springs just by
striking his hoof into the earth. This boat name that connects earth and
sky is commonly found on both sailboat and powerboat transoms.
Who says you can’t be amorous while boating?
These owners appreciate nautical wordplay and realize sometimes you just
have to jump into things without overanalyzing it.
This term, sometimes used to reference a boat owner’s spouse, can also
indicate that this vessel also requires much time, money or effort. A good
choice for a high-performance boat.
For a look at
all of the BoatUS Top 10 Boat Names lists over the years go to BoatUS.com/Boatgraphics/Top-10-boat-names.
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