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I saw Bob field this question in an old issue of L&A. He just said that as soon as he sees a good looking guy, he'll put him on the cover. I wouldn't hold my breath.
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One could bring up the cliche about not judging a book by it's cover ......
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Not even sailing magazines but even when you walk into any magazine store 90% of the magazines have scantily clad women on the cover and most of them are magazine made for females! So lay off Latts & Atts! Arghhh
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What da .. ??

Does anybody go around complaining that "Cosmo" has too much stuff about women's clothing in it, or that "Bride" doesn't have enough men's marriage advice in it, or that Oprah doesn't have enough adventure and sports stories ? Lats & Atts caters to men ?? GREAT!!!!!!!! We have a whole magazine to ourselves!!!!

Male is a GENDER, completely separate from female, that's why we use different words for them, hmm ... or at least why we put the "fe" on the beginning of one of them.
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Sorry, I thought Latts and Atts was for Cruisers, not cruising men. I like buying a cruising or sailing magazine that focuses on just that. I DO like Latts and Atts more light hearted approach to the material which is why I purchase it.

Cosmo is a womens magazine. I think its lame, so I don't buy it but it is specifically geared for women. I have no problem with Playboy, that's a magazine specifically geared for men. On Playboy, I expect to sees cantily clad women because it is in context.
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And bikini clad women aren't in context when cruising in tropical locales???

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Sorry, I thought Latts and Atts was for Cruisers, not cruising men. I like buying a cruising or sailing magazine that focuses on just that. I DO like Latts and Atts more light hearted approach to the material which is why I purchase it.

Cosmo is a womens magazine. I think its lame, so I don't buy it but it is specifically geared for women. I have no problem with Playboy, that's a magazine specifically geared for men. On Playboy, I expect to sees cantily clad women because it is in context.
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Go to Latitude 38. Those guys print eye candy for women once in a while. I know of one specifically that was Feb. of 95. It was a Christmas card titled DREAMING OF A WHITE CHRISTMAS......LMAO..i2f
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My issue has more to do with the fact that the cover in question shows a bikini clad woman doing...nothing. Perching on the bowsprit, doing...nothing. A bikini clad woman at the the helm, or hoisting a sail or fishing or anything would be completely different than a passive glamour shot which only makes a strong argument in favor of my opinion that sailing can at times be a bit of a "boys club".

To each his own I suppose. Maybe I need to start a sailing magazine for women- Total Bad Ass Chick Sailors. Tania Aebi could be our cover girl, no bikini necessary.
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