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The World Famous Latitude 38 Caption Contest(!)

Here’s your December Caption Contest(!). Don’t forget to check the January issue’s Loose Lips for the winner.

Your caption here.
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Good luck!


  1. Kelvin D. Meeks 3 years ago

    Bill, at the start of his unexpected voyage to Hawaii

  2. Dennis Olson 3 years ago

    Looks like I can just clear that bridge!

  3. Jim Adams 3 years ago

    If you won’t raise the bridge I will lower the mast!

  4. Rosann Allenbaugh 3 years ago

    Got that the wrong way around don’t ya?

  5. Ron Witzel 3 years ago

    Sailing my Laser in this mode is so much more stable.

  6. Gary Green 3 years ago

    An overdose of Viagra can cause depth perception problems…

  7. Klaus Kutz 3 years ago

    Short mast, long boom?

  8. Jeff 3 years ago

    Ancient arrow head found in San Francisco bay under golden gate bridge

  9. Greg Watson 3 years ago

    Bob took the idea of ‘sailing by the lee’ a little too seriously…

  10. Mark LeVander 3 years ago

    The bottom of this Laser looks clean to me

  11. Steve Shinn 3 years ago

    Doing the Laser Lido Shuffle

  12. Kent Carter 3 years ago

    Tom demonstrates how to sail a Laser under the bridge when your centerboard goes missing.

  13. Pat McIntosh 3 years ago

    NEW GEAR: deck mounted wind indicator

  14. Phil H 3 years ago

    Look Ma! No control!

  15. David Cohan 3 years ago

    Who says you can’t reef a Laser?

  16. Brian Beers 3 years ago

    I can clear that bridge if I can keep this up.

  17. Greg Yarman 3 years ago

    Oh,right, i thought you said the short one was the mast and the long one was the boom.

  18. Mimi 3 years ago

    Doing it the hard way but getting it done!

  19. Bill Huber 3 years ago

    I started to clear up the mess once I got the tiller extension out of my foulies…the amazing thing was after three jibes and four capsizes, I still managed to stay dry!

  20. Roland 3 years ago


  21. Sailinmike 3 years ago

    Jason takes the lead in this year’s single handed Trans Pac Race. Ultra light and fast is his strategy although there are many who doubt the 28 granola bars he has strapped to his chest will be enough provisions for the journey.

  22. Lee Perry 3 years ago

    Sailor from “down under” sailing “up over” on the bay.

  23. Ron Sherwin 3 years ago

    On the edge. Reduced wetted surface.

  24. Jay Sorensen 3 years ago

    Sea level rise necessitates novel methods to exit the bay.

  25. Jay Sorensen 3 years ago

    The inverted rig was a winner, but the boom was a killer!

  26. Bill Willcox 3 years ago

    Those sailboarders said there was a bitcoin attached to the bottom of the sticky-downy board thingy.

  27. Don Cavers 3 years ago

    Another inexpensive foiler

  28. Bruce 3 years ago

    John refused to acknowledge his problems with depth perception…

  29. Larry Watkins 3 years ago

    What are you honking at me for? Can’t you see my turn signal? I want to turn left!

  30. David Hume 3 years ago

    I think I am going to throw up

  31. Kp slinger 3 years ago

    Low bridge! Low bridge! . . . High water! High water!

  32. Taylor Miller 3 years ago

    Ready About?!

  33. Jonathan Frank 3 years ago

    Bob discovers an affordable alternative to the AC 75

  34. Will Burkhart 3 years ago

    *Shamelessly points to south tower*

  35. Doug Hansen 3 years ago

    “Errrr. Arrrgh. Lee Helm said, ‘Just…. an… other maneuver’ … Woah… Aahh! Right?”

  36. Douglas Hansen 3 years ago

    “How does that San Francisco Bay Roll go again???”

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