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500 Boat Names: Houseboats, Fishing Boats, and Sailboats

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500 best boat names

500 best boat names

Best Name Ideas for Boats

Looking for the perfect name for your houseboat, fishing boat, or sailboat? Look no further! Here is a list of 500 names to choose from. Choose from traditional names, Christian or religious names, rock and roll names, funny names, and creative names you've never heard of.

When choosing a name, think about the purpose of your boat—is it for relaxing, adventuring, escaping, showing friends a good time, or taking a break from work? Perhaps it's for sports fishing, bareboating, racing, or simply showing off? Pick a name to match its purpose, and choose from the 500 names below.

Under the Sun

Under the Sun

Creative Boat Names

Siren Song

Pride and Joy

Taking Time Off

Pirate Days

Rainbow Dancer

One True Love

Come to Heaven

Chasing Rainbows

Tequila Sunrise

Heaven Is a Place

Crimson Sky

Whiskey Down

No More Mondays

Rogue Wave

The Good Devil

Get Real

Sneaker Wave

Dance With the Devil

Forget About It

Got Swell?

Under the Sun

Miss Moon

Little Runaway

Under the Weather

Twilight Moments

Riff Raff


Buy Moor Time

Let’s Rock ’n Roll

Funny Valentine

Peggy Sue

Wave Warrior

Viking Mist

Kindred Spirit

Kindred Spirit

Funny Boat Names

Green Flash

With the Wind

Seas the Day

Cash In

Carry Away


So Swell

Telltales for Days

Bachelor Pad

5 O’Clock

Good Vibes

Better Yet

Happy Hour

Mystery Tour


In the Deep

Yellow Submarine


Eye of the Storm

Moby Dick

Money Honey

Sweet Dreams


White Swan

Deja Vu

Under the Sun

Blue Heron

Autumn Wind

Autumn Wind

Houseboat Names

Rain or Shine

Little Darling


Rainbow’s End

Boat Me In

Strawberry Fields

Knot Guilty

All Hands on Deck

Water Bat

Knot Worried

Beauty Queen

The Navigator

Well Within

Miss America

Last Dance

Pirates Booty

Some Like It Yacht

Mary Jane

Permanent Vacation

Naughti List

Milky Way

World View

Last Interview

Crimson Tide

Wine Down

Last Wishes

Wet and Wild

Catch Me If You Can

The Bachelor

The Deed

Traditional Boat Names

Silver Fox

Ocean’s Coming

Buena Vista

The President

Inspector Storm

Coming in Hot

Operation Sunset

Homestead Dreams

Is This Real Life


Breaking Wind

Dreams Come True

Forget About It

Best Coast

Placebo Effect

Never Say Never

Get What You Give

Around the World

Soul Song

Ace in the Hull

Nine Lives

Paradise Bound


Not Looking Back

Autumn Wind

Bali Dancer

Below the Deck

Beam Me Up

Belle of the Ball

Retirement Plan

Blue Thunder

New Moon

Go Team

La Dulce Vida

La Dulce Vida

Fishing Boat Names

Live Fast

Got Love?

Lower Limit

Deep Ship

Rumor Has It

Upper Limit

Take a Chance

Kick Back

No Limit

Slip Away

Kindred Spirit

Life Preserver

Jolly Gal

Lime in the Coconut

Fast Escape

Journey’s Start

Knot Guilty

All Incognito

Knot Busy

Let’s Toast

Under the Radar

Knot Working

That Time Come

Radio In

Reel Tired

Twilight Zone

Beam Me Up

Speed Limit

Advised Respect

Fenders Out

Farther Out

Finding Stillness

Boat on the Run

Karma's a Beach

Karma's a Beach

Rock and Roll Name Ideas

Real Love

Hey Bouy

Sea Therapy


Wishing Well

Getaway Boat

Sun Day Fun Day


Route to Nowhere

No Worries

In Harmony

Holy Roller


Roll the Dice

Gypsy Sister

Early Retirement

Diamond Girl

Home Away From Home

Lyrics of Love

High Tide

Hail Mary

Bachelor in Paradise

Okie Dokie

Heart’s Desire


Give a Sheet

Hang Loose

Adventure Awaits

Passing Time

Settle Gravity

The Gray Whale

Wake Up

Beauty’s Rose

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Diamond Girl

Diamond Girl

Religious Names and More

In the Dog House

Salt and Sun

Voodoo Queen

Hello Goodbye

Saint Jude

The Wanderer

Natural High

Sail Away

Wish You Were Here

Nauti Adults

Sand Dollar


Lady Magic

Sea Sister

Adventure Awaits

Surprise Me

Break the Bank

Opt In

Nature Monkey

Break the Limit

The Wet Dog

Rising Hope

Sea Scape

Old Yeller

Rising Sun

Sea the Sunrise

Young at Heart

Sail Away

Seal the Deal

Hardly There

Raise the Jib


Zodiac Days

Guiding Light

First Mate

Zero Cares

North Star

Sheets to the Wind

Permanent Vacation

Last Laugh

Last Laugh

Fun Names

Hot Date

The Big Tease

Ring Leader

Silver Dollar

All Star

Test the Limit

The Boss

Everything’s Possible

Sweet Peggy Sue

Sea Legs

Dream Catcher

Make a Move

Rainbows End

Nautical Melodies

Lady Godiva

Heart Storm


No Worries

Glass Love

Breeze Bandit

Know No Limits

April Fools

Big Trouble

Thy Peace

Bermuda Bound

One Wish

Almost There

6 Pack

Celtic Venture



Never Land

Bay Trippin’

Famous and Fun Names

Golden Ticket

Sugar Daddy

Guess Who

Golden Ticket

Sky Moon

Dancing in the Rain

Dawn Chorus

Around the World

Cloud 9

Blue Fin

Compass Rosie

Reel Bad

Reel Bad News

Reel World

Second Wind

Wave Babe

Couples Therapy

Here I Go

Beach Blonde

Cold Heart

Endless Horizons

Silver Lining

Go for the Wind

Gold Digger

Sweet Dreams

Makin Waves

The Drifter

Whiskey Jack

Seas the Moment

Just Like Heaven

Crystal Vision

Feel the Vibe

Grateful Days

Nautical Melodies

Nautical Melodies

Creative Names

Red Wine

Blue Skies

No Big Deal

Every Friday

Message in a Bottle

Where the Wind Blows

Magic Happens

Zero Gravity

Join the Tribe

Stear Clear

Crystal Clear

Love Life

Day Dream

Chasing Sunsets

Holiday Happy


Salty Dog

Booze Cruise

Two to Tango

Wind Power

Honey Moon

World’s End



Creature in the Deep

On the Horizon

Looking Glass

Wind Chaser

West Coast Dreams

No Pressure

The A Team

See Ya Never

Only Sunny Days

Narcissistic Supply

Permanent Vacation

Only Good Days

The Other Woman

Jump Aboard

Seaside Lullaby

It's About Time

It's About Time

Clever Name Ideas

Rose Bud

Be Knotty

Deep Pockets

Ring of Fire

Nacho Boat


Walk the Line

Wet Dream

The Mistress

Sweet Jasmine

Marlin Monroe

Rider of the Storm

Message in a Bottle

Why so Searious?

Blue Moon

Genie in a Bottle


7th Heaven

Wild West

La Dulce Vida

Kings Tide

Final Frontier

What’s Up Doc?

Rule the World

Anchors Away

The Doc

Lucky Charm

Four Leaf

Storm Rider


No Sinkers

Sick Leave

Star Gazer

Odd Job

One Bottle Down

Clouds on the Horizon

Off Duty

Spin the Bottle

Kiss the Horizon

Last Call

Skinny Dip

High Tide

The Closer

Slow Dance

Wave Skipper


Soul Food

Trim and Tight

The Outlaw

Solar Searcher

Last Dance

Pier Pressure

Southern Belle

Not Your Mom

Pole Dancer

Spirit in the Sky

Latitude Lynx

Prom Queen

The Golden Rule

Silver Fox

Prom King

Time Bandit

Cougar Cruiser

The A Team

The A Team

Karma's a Beach

Proud Youth

No Rules No Problem

Stay Salty

Golden Time

Lady Luck

Ride the Wind

Just Cruz

Lucky Penny

No Kids No Problem

Clean Machine

Heads or Tails

Island Hoppy

Last Laugh

Make it Happen

Escape to Paradise

Lay Lady Lay

Making Do

Great Escape

Let it Breeze

Mellow Mood

It’s About Time

Keep the Faith

Maybe Never

This Is It

Finding Joy

Maybe Forever


The Good Life

Midnight Mood

All Impulse

Sunrise to Sunset

Afternoon Nap

Golden Time

Golden Time

Blue Therapy

Wind Therapy

Lazy Days

Guilt Trippin’

God’s Grace

Save Our Seas

Getting Wet

Good ’n Tired

Golden Oldie

Keel of Steel

Hulled On

The Drifter

Gutter Punk

Galaxy Charm

Going, Going, Gone

Dog Days

Going South

Old Ghost

Hakuna Matata

Only Aloha

Little Havana

Hasty Voyager

Hell Raiser

High Roller

Hang Ten

Walk on Water

At the Helm

After Marriage Delight

No Doldrums

Silver Lining

Sunset Cruise

Quit and Live

Break in the Clouds

Like Clockwork

Like Clockwork

Breakin Wind

Curious George

Escape Plan

Adjust Your Latitude

Chasing Waves

Like Clockwork

Check Mate


The Ace

Siren Song

Wicked Ways

The Joker

Endless Summer

Full Capacity

Why so Serious

First Date

Lover’s Dream

Smooth Operator

No Worries

Dream Come True

Just Jump In

Sweet Monologue

Lost in Paradise

Feel the Thunder


Head Strong

Sweet Dreams

Hidden World

Last Episode

Sand Piper

Wet Poodle

Temptation Island

Wish You Well


  • 10,000 Boat Names, an SB Owners Site. Accessed February 16, 2019 <>.

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