Here's how to rename your boat without incurring the wrath of the marine gods. Includes the necessary incantations.
A section of the FAQ is devoted to the folklore and ceremony of boat naming and name changing.
A collection of interesting or funny names that have been submitted to this list. Mostly motorboat names, but many would suit a sailboat too.
3,700 boat names from A Loan Again through Kutnloose to Zero Balance. Worth a look; not all names are puns or self-references.
Illustrated how-to on designing, orderirng, and applying vinyl boat lettering.