April 23, 1993 |
Dennis Conner and Gil Knudson are among 410 entries in 17 classes that will start the 46th Newport-Ensenada International Yacht Race off Newport Beach at noon today. Gil Knudson? He's the owner-skipper of Tigress, the Hinckley 38 that last year won the President of USA Trophy for posting the best corrected time in the Performance Handicap Racing Fleet.
March 10, 1993
The Long Beach Yacht Club's 29th Congressional Cup starting today features America's Cup veterans Eddie Warden-Owen of Wales, Chris Law of England, Bertrand Pace of France, Pedro Campos of Spain and Rod Davis of many countries. Davis, who grew up in Coronado on San Diego Bay, might be the first to sail for three nations.
February 9, 1993 |
The Italian America's Cup challenger is threatening to pull out of the 1995 event if San Diego Yacht Club doesn't agree to change the date by which competitors must officially declare which yachts they will use.
January 28, 1993 |
Picture an America's Cup with boats not only from San Diego but Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Chicago and other American cities, all competing to play host to the next defense. That's a big part of the picture Bill Koch tried to draw Wednesday night for members of the San Diego Yacht Club. Koch's America 3 team retained the Cup for San Diego last year, and that's the first thing he would like to change--the part about for San Diego.
December 11, 1992 |
A little-known yacht club with only 700 members Thursday became New Zealand's second challenger for the 1995 America's Cup. The Tutukaka South Pacific Yacht Club, formed in 1989, was celebrating after being accepted by the San Diego Yacht Club. "The San Diego Yacht Club has obviously completed a very detailed assessment of our club and capabilities and now accepts that we have passed every test to be accepted as a competent challenger," media officer Frits Visser said.
November 29, 1992 |
A fast boat, a strong crew and better luck was a winning combination for Mike Campbell's Victoria in the Los Angeles Yacht Club's race to Cabo San Lucas. The year-old Andrews 70 from Long Beach Y.C., which had broken masts twice this year, was first to finish by 4 1/2 hours--a runaway among the highly competitive ULDB 70s.