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June 8, 1989
San Diego and New Zealand yacht clubs will resume their battle today for the America's Cup in a New York State appeals court. The San Diego Yacht Club will argue that Justice Carmen Ciparick was wrong in ordering it to forfeit the trophy, while the Mercury Bay Boating Club of Auckland will say that she was right to disqualify the Californians for sailing a catamaran against a monohull. At stake is the prestige of holding the trophy and the financial reward of staging the America's Cup. San Diego hoped to earn as much as $2 billion in revenues as host of the next race series, now set for New Zealand in 1992.
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SPORTS
October 26, 1991
While enjoying and agreeing with most of Rich Roberts' commentary on the America's Cup (Sept. 20), we must take exception to his inference that Mercury Bay Boating Club was created as a flag of convenience for the Cup. Where has Mr. Roberts been these last four years? There are many members of the media from the USA who have visited with us and found the club is alive and well and proud to be challenging for America's Cup. For the record, the Club was established in 1948, (coincidentally only a few months before Sir Michael Fay was born)
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SPORTS
June 9, 1989
The five-judge Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court heard arguments from both sides on whether the America's Cup should be forfeited by the San Diego Yacht Club to New Zealand's Mercury Bay Boating Club because San Diego used a catamaran in last September's lopsided defense. A ruling is expected within 60 days.
SPORTS
April 27, 1990 | SCOTT MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The America's Cup will return to San Diego, thanks to a decision Thursday by New York's highest court, and the San Diego Yacht Club will play host to the next defense, beginning in January, 1992. The New York Court of Appeals in Albany, N.Y., put an end to 2 1/2 years of legal wrangling between the SDYC and New Zealand's Mercury Bay Boating Club by ruling that the 1988 defense of the Cup by the SDYC in a catamaran was legal.
SPORTS
April 22, 1989
A hearing was scheduled June 8 before the appellate division of the New York Supreme Court on the San Diego Yacht Club's appeal of a ruling awarding the America's Cup to the Mercury Bay Boating Club of New Zealand. With New Zealand pressing for delivery of the Cup, San Diego had requested a hearing as soon as possible. A decision is expected by the end of the year.
SPORTS
May 6, 1989
Neither the San Diego Yacht Club nor the Mercury Bay Boating Club will possess the America's Cup until San Diego's appeal of a ruling awarding the sailing prize to New Zealand is settled. The appellate division of the New York Supreme Court ordered San Diego to deliver the Cup into the temporary custody of the New York Yacht Club until results of a June 8 hearing are announced.
SPORTS
October 26, 1991
While enjoying and agreeing with most of Rich Roberts' commentary on the America's Cup (Sept. 20), we must take exception to his inference that Mercury Bay Boating Club was created as a flag of convenience for the Cup. Where has Mr. Roberts been these last four years? There are many members of the media from the USA who have visited with us and found the club is alive and well and proud to be challenging for America's Cup. For the record, the Club was established in 1948, (coincidentally only a few months before Sir Michael Fay was born)
SPORTS
May 4, 1989 | Associated Press
The San Diego Yacht Club asked a Manhattan appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's ruling that awarded the America's Cup to a New Zealand boating club after the competition off San Diego last September. The West Coast sailors said that the ruling March 28 by state Supreme Court Justice Carmen Ciparick was improper because the judge invented a rule that didn't exist and illegally ordered the cup forfeited. The judge said the SDYC had "violated the spirit" of the race by using a catamaran to defend the cup against the Mercury Bay Boating Club's single-hulled yacht.
SPORTS
June 9, 1989
The five-judge Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court heard arguments from both sides on whether the America's Cup should be forfeited by the San Diego Yacht Club to New Zealand's Mercury Bay Boating Club because San Diego used a catamaran in last September's lopsided defense. A ruling is expected within 60 days.
SPORTS
June 8, 1989
San Diego and New Zealand yacht clubs will resume their battle today for the America's Cup in a New York State appeals court. The San Diego Yacht Club will argue that Justice Carmen Ciparick was wrong in ordering it to forfeit the trophy, while the Mercury Bay Boating Club of Auckland will say that she was right to disqualify the Californians for sailing a catamaran against a monohull. At stake is the prestige of holding the trophy and the financial reward of staging the America's Cup. San Diego hoped to earn as much as $2 billion in revenues as host of the next race series, now set for New Zealand in 1992.
SPORTS
June 1, 1989 | From Times wire services
America's Cup hopefuls called today for the next challenge to be held early in 1992, whatever the outcome of a bitter legal wrangle over yachting's most coveted trophy. A total of 19 challengers made the call after meeting in Auckland, site for the next Cup regatta if New Zealand wins a New York court battle with the San Diego Yacht Club. "The challengers are very firmly determined in their opinion that the next challenge should be held early in 1992," Stan Reid of the Royal Perth Yacht Club told a news conference.
SPORTS
May 6, 1989
Neither the San Diego Yacht Club nor the Mercury Bay Boating Club will possess the America's Cup until San Diego's appeal of a ruling awarding the sailing prize to New Zealand is settled. The appellate division of the New York Supreme Court ordered San Diego to deliver the Cup into the temporary custody of the New York Yacht Club until results of a June 8 hearing are announced.
SPORTS
May 4, 1989 | Associated Press
The San Diego Yacht Club asked a Manhattan appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's ruling that awarded the America's Cup to a New Zealand boating club after the competition off San Diego last September. The West Coast sailors said that the ruling March 28 by state Supreme Court Justice Carmen Ciparick was improper because the judge invented a rule that didn't exist and illegally ordered the cup forfeited. The judge said the SDYC had "violated the spirit" of the race by using a catamaran to defend the cup against the Mercury Bay Boating Club's single-hulled yacht.
SPORTS
June 1, 1989 | From Times wire services
America's Cup hopefuls called today for the next challenge to be held early in 1992, whatever the outcome of a bitter legal wrangle over yachting's most coveted trophy. A total of 19 challengers made the call after meeting in Auckland, site for the next Cup regatta if New Zealand wins a New York court battle with the San Diego Yacht Club. "The challengers are very firmly determined in their opinion that the next challenge should be held early in 1992," Stan Reid of the Royal Perth Yacht Club told a news conference.
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April 15, 1989 | CURT HOLBREICH, Times Staff Writer
The San Diego Yacht Club filed a notice of appeal Friday, asking that a New York Supreme Court decision awarding the America's Cup to New Zealander Michael Fay be overturned, a lawyer for the yacht club said. The SDYC action follows a similar appeal filed Thursday by New York Atty. Gen. Robert Abrams, said Mark Smith, the yacht club lawyer. No date for a hearing on the appeal has been set by the Appellate Division of New York State Supreme Court. But Smith said that, because of the importance of the case, he will file a motion next week asking that the court hear it before the end of its summer term in June.
SPORTS
April 22, 1989
A hearing was scheduled June 8 before the appellate division of the New York Supreme Court on the San Diego Yacht Club's appeal of a ruling awarding the America's Cup to the Mercury Bay Boating Club of New Zealand. With New Zealand pressing for delivery of the Cup, San Diego had requested a hearing as soon as possible. A decision is expected by the end of the year.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 15, 1989 | CURT HOLBREICH, Times Staff Writer
The San Diego Yacht Club filed a notice of appeal Friday, asking that a New York Supreme Court decision awarding the America's Cup to New Zealander Michael Fay be overturned, a lawyer for the yacht club said. The SDYC action follows a similar appeal filed Thursday by New York Atty. Gen. Robert Abrams, said Mark Smith, the yacht club lawyer. No date for a hearing on the appeal has been set by the Appellate Division of New York State Supreme Court. But Smith said that, because of the importance of the case, he will file a motion next week asking that the court hear it before the end of its summer term in June.
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