Doesn't look like a boat to you?
It's okay, it doesn't look like one to me either.
Here's my interpretation of the iconic "boat" symbol from mathematician John Conway's "Game of Life." And by "game," we mean "cellular automaton."
The image is to be used on the website of software developer Cory Dominguez aka "c11z."
Among the advantages of working in Adobe Illustrator, it's easy to knock out samples varying color or other elements. Here are a few others I came up with using Illustrator's "recolor" tool.