I find it mildly offensive to refer to ships as "she" rather than "it." As one ... Ships
are female in order to be the counterpoint of the male sailors. I'm not saying that ...
Connie asks: I am trying to find out why boats are always referred to as the
female gender.. When and why did this practice start? According to Yarns of the
Mar 30, 2013 ... The practice of naming boats and ships after women continues today, ... “Ships
are referred to as 'she' because men love them, but this ...
One plausible theory is that boats are traditionally given female names, typically
.... even the boats named after men are often referred as a 'she' by her sailors.
Ships are referred to as "she" because men love them, but this encompasses ...
that "to furnish a ship requireth much trouble, but to furnish a woman the cost is ...
Apr 12, 2008 ... "Why are Boats Referred to as "She"?" Although women were considered to bring
bad luck at sea, mariners always use the pronoun "she" ...
Prince Henry of Portugal, explorer, king, and expedition financier commented that
he referred to all his ships as "she" because "like a woman, they take much ...
Though the exact roots of the tradition of calling a ship a "she" are lost to ... In
truth, the real reason behind various vehicles being referred to as female may ...
This week, we shed some light on why are boats referred to as 'She' and ... Have
you ever wondered why boats are always referred to as the female gender.
Dec 2, 2010 ... We can't say for certain why ships were traditionally referred to with feminine ...
female sex is conventionally attributed,” such as “a ship or boat.