sail fast banner ad 6 10

http://www.shaw650.com/

seascape banner

http://www.quantumsails.com/

weta banner 2 9

gmt banner ad

Race-the-Cape-Web-Graphic-2014

schwab tall banner ad

http://www.dryuv.com

http://www.crowleys.com/

landfall 6 27 ad

sound ad 4 23

ner 2

http://www.mauriprosailing.com/

BBY_SA

c c 30 banner 6 17

karver ad 1 14

http://www.westmarine.com/timers/ronstan--clearstart-sailing-watch-black-red--15213648?cm_mmc=DS-_-Sailinganarchy-_-RonstanWatch-_-160x160Red/

pyi banner ad

ryan ad

west marine 160 x 250 ad 6 10

http://www.lymanmorse.com

mx ad

yellow banner

farr 280 banner ad

torqeedo small ad

mcconaghy top banner 12 12

tan 55 banner ad 1 21

Gunboat 60 sailing in Annapolis, MD.

mauri 3 1 SA-Top-Rotate

VX-One-550x150-Bnr_V3

torqeedo top banner

b g banner ad

Posts Tagged ‘king post’

Article Separator

The KNSV – the Netherlands’ governing body for sailing – finally sat down to review the AC jury’s findings on Oracle Team USA king post sensation Dirk “Cheese” De Ridder last week, and in a move that surprised precisely no one,  they recommended no further punishment for Holland’s highest paid sail trimmer.  You’ll recall the AC Jury found De Ridder a terrible witness, and in their findings, seemed convinced he was lying to them.  From the findings:  ”The Jury is comfortably satisfied that:

1) Dirk gave the instruction to add the weight to the kind post;

2) Dirk knew the weight had been added;

3) Dirk knew it was a breach of the rules; and 

4) Dirk did not tell the truth in the hearing in this regard.”

It seems as thought he KNSV didn’t actually conduct their own hearing; they felt that ‘investigating’ the AC Jury’s report was plenty, and they decided poor Dirk had been penalized enough.  From their report:

The Zeilraad further considered that being excluded from further participation in any role in the 34 America’s Cup for a gross breach of a rule and of good sportsmanship, combined with the world wide publicity on TV/radio, Internet and newspapers, is by itself, a severe penalty.    Having considered all evidence the Zeilraad finds that it is not appropriate to impose an additional penalty.

After this investigation the Zeilraad finds that it is not appropriate to conduct a hearing and decides that no further action will be taken in this matter by the Dutch MNA. 

Gilles Martin-Raget photo.

October 28th, 2013 by admin

rbs banner ad

http://www.camet.com/

ullman banner 4 15

uk ad 4 3

FSS_SA

anchor new ad

predict wind banner ad

http://www.westmarine.com/timers/ronstan--clearstart-sailing-watch-black-red--15213648?cm_mmc=DS-_-Sailinganarchy-_-RonstanWatch-_-160x160Blue/

toro 34 banner ad

Gunboat 60 sailing in Annapolis, MD.

cci banner ad

ropeye banner 3 25

sb kh banner2

http://www.motivetrimarans.com/

fisherie ad