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2nd Grade Boat Name Ideas

Why not have kids name every boat?

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Those are a couple of boat names offered up by 2nd graders who have been tasked with suggesting names for NY's new citywide ferry boats, according to an article on amNewYork.

Personally, I think this is a great idea... if you have a boat to name, and have access to the opinions of kids, why not ask for their advice?

Seriously - have you seen some of the boat names out there that were supposedly named by adults? In many cases, I am confident a 2nd grader could do a better job.

This Boat Name Rings True

Bill Belichick buys a new boat, and it's got a cool name.

Last month, Patriot's coach Bill Belichick pulled off (one of) the greatest championship comebacks of all time, winning Super Bowl 51 in dramatic fashion to say the least. Apparently, one of the first things he did after the victory was purchase a new boat. Smart guy!

With seven Super Bowl titles on his resume (5 as a head coach, and 2 as an assistant), it's no surprise that this seasoned boater used the traditional Roman Numeral style of naming a boat that is not his first, but with a twist.

He didn't put the number after the name... he put it before the name to celebrate all his championships. 

According to Barstool Sports, the new boat is named VII Rings.

Bill Belichick donated this boat to Sail Newport

This is not Belichick's first boat called "Rings". We don't know if he buys a new boat every time he wins a big game. We do know, however, that this past January the Newport Sailing Center announced that Belichick had donated a 24' Grady White, named "V Rings", to their non-profit public sailing center in Newport, Rhode Island. 

Hey Bill! This fledgling New England-based blog would be more than happy to accept any other old boats you have laying around. Please contact the editor for consideration.

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