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Caption Contest(!)

Here’s your November Caption Contest(!) This photo was brought to us by Mark Bettis.

Your caption here.
© 2019 Mark Bettis

Don’t forget to look for the winner in the December issue of Latitude 38’s Loose Lips. Good luck!


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    Joe Perez 1 year ago

    Stairway to heaven

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    Phil Kinnison 1 year ago

    Stairway to heaven

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    Tom Woodruff 1 year ago

    “The two most useless items on a sailboat.”
    This is one of them.
    (Umbrella is the other, I think)
    L.F. Herreschoff

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    Damon Cruz 1 year ago

    Honey, where’d I put the other 10-footer?

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    Jim Major 1 year ago

    Wife: “Should I call 911 now or wait for the sound of thump then splash?”

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    Patrick Broderick 1 year ago

    Just a little confusion between Bosun’s Chair and Jacob’s Ladder

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    Fred 1 year ago

    Where’s that Crow’s Nest?

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    Gus 1 year ago

    No fear, just don’t let the deck hit you in the rear!

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    Carl Bauer 1 year ago

    Olson 34 in the Delta. Doing Delta stuff!

    From OZONE

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    Jim Boyd 1 year ago

    Do not try this at home!

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    Scott Henry 1 year ago

    And that’s how high the crow’s nest will be

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    Jeff Phillips 1 year ago

    One more ladder should do it

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    Paul Schupbach 1 year ago

    Hey Bubba watch this !

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    Kent Carter 1 year ago

    You first!

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    Pete 1 year ago

    I’m afraid of the Bosun chair 😉

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    Glenn Shinn 1 year ago

    What”s a Bosun’s Chair?

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    Greg 1 year ago

    Don’t need no stinking drone

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    RICHARD H KOSARCHUK 1 year ago

    Your turn to go aloft…..

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    David Hume 1 year ago

    Introducing Little Giant, for boats!

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    Bill Nork 1 year ago

    I asked the rigger to install mast steps before the big cruise. Not sure we were both on the same page.

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    Bill Willcox 1 year ago

    Hold my beer. On second thought I’ll just take it with me.

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    Admiral 1 year ago

    That Power boat threw up a Big wake, now the rigger is missing!

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    Tim Mickleburgh 1 year ago

    For safety reasons, never try to use a ladder that is too short for the job.

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    Steve Hodges 1 year ago

    the rung way to get high

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    Chris Conklin 1 year ago

    If that cat goes up the mast one more time!…….

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    Kelvin D. Meeks 1 year ago

    What could possibly go wrong…?

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    Jim Conger 1 year ago

    Impossible? Hold my beer.

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    Bill Willcox 1 year ago

    A shoe-in for the next round of Darwin Awards.

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    Mark watson 1 year ago

    Bosuns chairs make my ARS look fat

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    Jay Lambert 1 year ago

    One more section, Bob, and I can reach the windvane!

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    Dan Brenny 1 year ago

    1. Would OSHA approve of this?!!

    2. No reason for a bosun chair

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