All the contributors to ‘Hear The Boat Sing’ (HTBS) hope that the readers have the holiday and the new year that they wish for.
Let us end the year with a caption competition. Take a look at the image above. Contributor Tim Koch, who sent in the image, starts with:
‘No paws at the catch’.
Send in your captions to HTBS editor: firstname.lastname@example.org or write them in a comment below. Captions for the competition should have been received by 31 December 2015 at the latest.
One lucky winner will receive a signed copy of HTBS editor Göran R Buckhorn’s A Yank at Cambridge – B.H. Howell: The Forgotten Champion, which was published in June 2015, and a signed copy of HTBS contributor Philip Kuepper’s A Sea To Row By, which will be out during the first week of January 2016. This is Philip’s debut collection with 40 rowing poems.
The collars were meant for the oars, lads!
a bit ruff at the finish
Ok – let see these doggies paddling.
The coxswain is all bark and no bite.
They are good on Bow Wow side
Four more and we’ll qualify for the K-9 event.
Why does coxie always get the poop deck?
Is this craft a barkentine?
Do we own this shell, or just a leash-hold interest?
Cox: “Remember, paws at the finish!”
Let’s chase a catamaran.
Fury at BBC after pro-neutering boxer added to SPOTY (Sports Puppy of the Year) shortlist.
Keep an even heel!
“This coxswain is a bitch.”
“Max, don’t pull so hard.”
“Keep an even heel!”
“Which one of you lads took the bow ball?”
“Down, boy, down…on starboard!”
“Give me a doggone power ten!”
No bow-ball! No life jacket! No ID code! No hatch covers! Bit of a dog’s breakfast.
Don’t growl about the tailwind! You’re agile enough.