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September 26, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The executive director of the U.S. Yacht Racing Union, John Bonds, has rebuffed a request by would-be America's Cup defender Al Constantine to intervene with the San Diego Yacht Club, the America's Cup Organizing Committee and the New York State Supreme Court on his behalf.
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September 26, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The executive director of the U.S. Yacht Racing Union, John Bonds, has rebuffed a request by would-be America's Cup defender Al Constantine to intervene with the San Diego Yacht Club, the America's Cup Organizing Committee and the New York State Supreme Court on his behalf.
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September 20, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Carlton Tucker of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., with crew Sean Donnelly of Newport, R.I., followed last week's Prindle national championship by winning the U.S. Yacht Racing Union's Alter Cup--the national multihuill championship--at Coronado.
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August 8, 1990
Larry Suter of New York had a slight lead over 1984 Olympic silver medalist Randy Smyth and Pease Glaser after each won one of three races on Tuesday, the first day of the U.S. Yacht Racing Union Multihull Championship. The competition for the Alter Cup is off Long Beach. The fleet, with one boat representing each of 10 regions, sailed Prindle 18.2 catamarans around 10- to 14-mile courses in 15 to 20 knots of breeze. There will be 10 races through Friday.
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April 16, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Morgan Reeser, the top-ranked U.S. sailor in the 470 dinghy class, was disqualified from the Olympic pretrials regatta at Newport Harbor Yacht Club last weekend for picking a fight with rivals Mike Sturman of Santa Monica and his crew, Bob Little, officials said. Reeser, 28, of Miami, was disqualified under yacht racing Rule 75, which involves "gross misconduct of the rules or a gross breach of good manners and sportsmanship." Mike Schoettle of Rancho Palos Verdes, chairman of the U.S.
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March 13, 1987
San Diegans Dennis Conner and J.J. Fetter Isler have been named the 1986 Rolex yachtsman and yachtswoman of the year. Conner was the skipper of Stars and Stripes, which won the America's Cup off Fremantle, Australia. Isler, of La Jolla, and Amy Wardell, of Newport, R.I., won the 1986 International Yacht Racing Union world women's championship and the 470 European championship. They finished second at the U.S. Olympic Festival, second at the U.S.
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July 14, 1989
Ryan Cox and K. C. Alfred of Thousand Oaks will set sail Tuesday in Montreal as the U. S. Youth Sailing team competes in the International Yacht Racing Union World Youth Sailing Championships . Cox, a 1989 graduate of Westlake High, and Alfred, who will be a senior at Westlake this fall, qualified for the team by winning the double-handed Collegiate 420 class title in the U. S. Youth Championships, June 30 in Hyannisport, Mass.
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August 20, 1990 | RICH ROBERTS
Seventy sailors will compete in the U.S. Yacht Racing Union/Rolex Junior Sailing Championships today through Friday at the Newport Harbor Yacht Club. The boys and girls, ages 13 to 17, are qualifiers from 10 U.S. regional competitions. Winners will earn positions on the 1990 U.S. junior sailing team. There will be 10 fleet races for 10 boats in each of three classes: four-person Etchells 22s, two-person Flying Juniors and single-handed Lasers.
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August 25, 1990 | RICH ROBERTS
San Diego area sailors won two of the three U.S. Yacht Racing Union junior national sailing championships in week-long competition that ended Friday at Balboa. All of the sailors were 13-17. David Houser, 16, of the Coronado Yacht Club won the single-handed Smythe Trophy in lasers, while Bill Hardesty, 15, and Paul Ware, 16, of the Mission Bay YC won the Bemis Trophy in flying juniors.
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April 18, 1986 | ALMON LOCKABEY
More than 120 Southland sailors will be making their first move toward the 1988 Olympic Games yachting events this weekend in Alamitos Bay Yacht Club's 26th annual Olympic Classes Regatta, which begins today. Ken Weiss, general chairman of the regatta, said races for all seven Olympic classes--Soling, Flying Dutchman, Finn, Star, International 470, Tornado and Sailboard--will be involved. There will be both men's and women's divisions in the 470 Class for the first time.
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August 21, 1990 | BOB DUKE
Sixty-four junior sailors, ages 13 to 17, from across the country completed the first day of the five-day U.S. Yacht Racing Union/Rolex Junior Sailing Championships Monday in perfect sailing conditions in the waters off Newport Beach. "(The) wind was eight to 10 knots from the south," said Don Edler, Flying Junior and Laser Race Committee chairman, of Monday's course conditions. The races, which featured 28 boats in three classes, started at noon.
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