Thursday, May 29, 2008

Caption Contest


We had a caption contest last week at the expense of a few serious looking sailors doing something mysterious with a Force 5 sail. Just to show that I allow equal opportunity to make fun of Laser sailors too, do please give me a caption for this Laser classic.

27 comments:

Elf said...

WOA! I think I got some kelp!

Anonymous said...

"Boards clean."

"I love seeing he wake from this perspective."

Anonymous strikes again.

Anonymous said...

"Straight leg hiking...NOT."

Andrew said...

'Bet there's an easier way to close the bailer on a Force 5'

Anonymous said...

Damn, I lost my new orange glove.

JP said...

Look-out! Tillerman's taking photos for his blog - hide your face and show him your.......

or

Oh no! Hat's blown off again!


or

Where's the dagger board gone?

Anonymous said...

Eighth reason why Force 5's are better than Lasers.

Anonymous said...

Coach Alvaro demonstrates the little known reverse hamstring stretch yoga position at his advanced Laser clinic.

Adriaan Pels said...

Lasersick?

Pat said...

In these conditions, you'd think the poor guy would have enough boat speed without having to clean the bottom on every **%$%^*! leg!

Pat said...

It was so clever to put an electronic tactical compass where the fleet measurer wouldn't find it, but ... ease of use is just a bit of an issue.

Unknown said...

Fried Onions and Baked Beans topped with hot sauce for breakfast helps increase the wind strength for those days when you are slightly under powered.

Anonymous said...

Does my bum look big in this?

Anonymous said...

How many more times do I have to do this before you have the right shot for your freakin' calendar?

Anonymous said...

Damn! I didn't see this coming.......

Anonymous said...

The coaches thought it was such fun to tell the newbie that a 360degree penalty turn meant rotating the boat vertically.

Tweezerman said...

That's better, now I can see where the leeward mark is!

Vigilante said...

This guy is obviously a Farce-5 sailor who has borrowed a Laser.

If he were a Laser sailor, his tiller would be hard to starboard to induce a 'round-down' maneuver out of this death-roll. As it is, instincts being what they are (to hold on to everything), this poor chap will have to buy the owner a new tiller to replace the current one when it snaps off. (I've seen this happen so many times with beginners.)

Sorry, this has been more of a prognosis than a caption!

Shopping City Chaplaincy said...

"Opps! I guess I had better read more of Tillerman's blogs to see how it should be done!"

Shopping City Chaplaincy said...

"Bloody Lasers! I think I'll find a proper boat to sail!"

Shopping City Chaplaincy said...

" Well thats the last time I take Tillerman's advice!"

Mal Kiely [Lancelots Pram] said...

"Gagh! Too many glasses of port last night..."

Anonymous said...

Where is my mobile; need to call Steve Cockerill (Rooster Sailing) for advice

merrifie said...

"Is my bottom clean?"

bonnie said...

I can has KAYAK?

Anonymous said...

Huh?

bonnie said...

well, OK, see, it's like a lolcat, only with a Laser, and see, kayaks are SUPPOSED to roll, and...

Oh, ok, maybe it wasn't that funny.

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