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The Unsinkable Legend

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LOOSE LIPS "T

o reach a port we must set sail. Sail, not tie at anchor. Sail, not drift." — Franklin D. Roosevelt

"S

tarboard!" is without a doubt the most popular caption when any sort of collision situation is presented. Other favorites for this month's Caption Contest included: "Ready about! (Helm's alee!)," "Tacking in 3, 2, oh shit!" Reader Glen Williams wrote: "We're going to need a bigger boat (which is the correct caption for every sailing picture)." And we had many, many variations on "rocks," especially as they pertain to cocktails (nicely done, everyone). Our panel of highly-trained experts had a hard time picking the best and most original 'rocks' variant. Aaaaannd the winner is:

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• December, 2017

Looks like you're in the drink with your boat on the rocks while I'm in a boat with a drink on the rocks. — Nicholas Halkowski

"Really, I've taken this shortcut before." — Donn Carmody "With a good wave I know we'll clear them rocks!" — Keith Richardson "Ferro-cement hulls are out, basalt boulders are in." — Steve Costanzo "Umm, red right return?" — John Mowry "GILLIGAAAAAAN!!" — Day Firestarter "I said I like my whiskey neat!" — George McKay "Archive photo of Team Vestas training for the 2014/15 Volvo Ocean Race." — Kent Carter "Avoid getting stoned under sail." — Robert Bender "We've got the layline nailed." — Dave Wyman "Break on through to the other side, break on through to the other side, break on through, break on through, break on through . . ." — Menippean Satire

"A

navy is essentially and necessarily aristocratic. True as may be the political principles for which we are now contending, they can never be practically applied or even admitted on board ship, out of port, or off soundings. This may seem a hardship, but it is nevertheless the simplest of truths. Whilst the ships sent forth by the Congress may and must fight for the principles of human rights and republican freedom, the ships themselves must be ruled and commanded at sea under a system of absolute despotism." — John Paul Jones, 1775

"G

uess what? I'm sailing! I'm a sailor. I sail! Is this a breakthrough, that I'm a sailor now?" — Bill Murray as Bob Wiley in What About Bob?

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Latitude 38 Dec 2017  

The December 2017 issue of the West's premier sailing and marine magazine.

Latitude 38 Dec 2017  

The December 2017 issue of the West's premier sailing and marine magazine.