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Tania might want a bikini.... posing for a magazine cover au natural would be a bit risque even for a woman's sailing magazine.



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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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The least they could do is to pick some good looking chicks for the cover...
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Total Bad Ass Chick Sailors.
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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...
She may not be doing "nothing"...she may be scanning for a channel, keeping a lookout for the next course turn, enjoying a well earned rest after...

-lugging provisions down to the boat
-stowing provisions
-fixing lunch
-coming off watch
-plotting a course correction
etc...

Just because she is looking good, and bikini clad doesn't mean she is not contributing..

I sense an old assumption rearing its head here

Seems to me that a woman can kick ass AND look good.
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Oh I know you can kick ass and look good, I do it on a regular basis.
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Badd Ass Chick Sailor Cover Girl

Is she any less attractive than the current Latts and Atts cover girl? I think not. Is she actually DOING something while looking good?- Hell yes!
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Bad Ass Chick Sailor??
No I think she means grrrls who could actually kick somebodies ass.



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Dude - that's just all kinds of wrong.
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Badd Ass Chick Sailor Cover Girl

Is she any less attractive than the current Latts and Atts cover girl? I think not. Is she actually DOING something while looking good?- Hell yes!
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