weta banner 2 9

karver ad 1 14

http://www.quantumsails.com/

velocitek banner 10 14

pyi banner ad

schwab tall banner ad

http://www.dryuv.com

hh banner green

c tech 9 22

helly 10 9 side banner

http://www.shaw650.com/

torqeedo small ad

fireball banner ad

ner 2

seascape banner

c c 8 7 ad

farr 280 banner 9 4

BBY_SA

http://www.crowleys.com/

fastsailing_sailing_anarchy

http://www.lymanmorse.com

http://www.mauriprosailing.com/

sound ad 4 23

the (very expensive) song of roland

With the Youtube video approaching a million views (making it one of the most-viewed sailing videos in the history of the interwebs), a Southampton magistrate yesterday dropped a cool £100,000 penalty on navy officer Roland Wilson for breaking three COLREGS requirements before scratching the Hanne Knutsen’s anchor.  (1) He failed to keep an adequate lookout, (2) he impeded a large vessel in a narrow channel, and (3) he impeded a vessel constrained by his draft.

The 100k (called ‘costs’ by the court) will likely be covered by Wilson’s insurance policy, but he’ll still need to come up with  another 3 grand in fines.  Wanna know more, or do you know more?  Hit the thread.  And before your next regatta in a TSS zone, you might want to read up on How To Avoid Huge Ships.

October 25th, 2013

melges banner 10 14

race q banner ad

FSS_SA

ropeye banner 3 25

http://www.camet.com/

anchor new ad

sapphire 27

ewol banner ad

fisheries banner 9 4

salty tag 2

hh banner purple

Gunboat 60 sailing in Annapolis, MD.

uk ad 4 3

fisheries watch ad 9 18

rbs banner ad

ullman banner 7 24

swing keel ad.jpg_sml