75 Boat Names For Your New SailBoat, Fishing Boats, Pontoon Boats and More!

75 Boat Names For Your New SailBoat, Fishing Boats, Pontoon Boats and More!

75 Boat Names For Your New SailBoat, Fishing Boats, Pontoon Boats and More!

Whether you just got a new boat or you’re looking to upgrade your existing vessel, having a good boat name is table stakes these days when you’re on the water. We have compiled a list of hundreds of boat names, ranging from funny boat names to the best boat names for fishing boats.

At the Custom Captain, we have seen thousands of unique boat names and can confidently say we have put together an extensive list that will inspire you or simply make you laugh.

It does not matter if you’re looking to name your new yacht or simply a pontoon boat for some summer lake days, we have got your back.

So, without further ado, here are our favorite 100 boat names.

How To Name Your Boat

Many people tend to name their boats after something personal to them. Whether that means your family surname or your occupation pulling from personal experiences helps your boat stand out and can lead to a fun story the next time you’re docking up at the marina.

Funny Boat Names

If humor is your cup of tea, we’ve got you covered with plenty of nautical references, puns and more.



Dirty Oar

Master Baiter

Miss Conduct


Big Nauti

Ships n' Giggles

Yacht’s All Folks



Ship Faced

Stimulus Check

Bottoms Up

Pontoon Boat Names

The perfect name does exist for your pontoon boat. Become the star on the lake with your custom boat name, design and wrap.

Lake Days

Knot so fast

Poon Toon

What’s Up Dock

Why Knot?

Rest A Shore

The Codfather


The Incredible Hull


Life is Good

The Good Life

Sun Daze

Family Affair

Fishing Boat Names

Whether you’re looking for a lake boat or going deep sea fishing, having a good fishing boat name is a staple amongst anglers looking for their next big catch on the seas.

For Reels

Idle Time

Reel Secrets

Knot on Call

Knot Working

Catch Of The Day

Quick Tide

Fishfull Thinkin

Rum Runner

Sail Boat Names

Whether it’s for retirement or you’re looking to get away and sail in the carribean for a month, a clever sail boat name will help you stand out from a crowded sea, and maybe even spark a conversation for the next time that you’re docking at the marina.

Best Sailection

Curious Lady

Dream Therapy



Ocean Dream


Isle of Woman

Batteries Not Included

American Girl

Sea Nymph


Carpe Diem

North Star



Come sail away

Cool Boat Names (The Best Boat Names)

Our editors got together and pulled together some of our favorite boat names regardless of if you’re paddling up a river in a canoe or sailing the high seas on your new yacht.

Seas The Day


Hell on Reels

Best of Boat Worlds


Second Glance

Island Time





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