Balloon Boy and the Boat Name of the Day
We were relieved that Balloon Boy was later discovered safe on the ground, and soon felt taken when it was speculated that the whole event was a twisted publicity stunt by the boy and his family.
In fact, we were so relieved about Falcon's safety that we have chosen Maltese Falcon as today’s Boat Name of the Day.
The Maltese Falcon was itself built with showmanship in mind and begged for publicity, as it was the largest and fastest personal sailboat in the world when launched in 2006.
Earlier this week, our Boat Names of the Day were:
Orca (homage to Jaws, and You're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat)
Wind Swept (a customer of our favorite store for nautical gifts)
Purple Reign (a competitor in this weekend's Head of the Charles)
Santa Maria (The boat name for Monday, October 12th. Too obvious?)
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