Alinghi strikes back!

By Guido Trombetta on 8:56 PM , , , ,
Alinghi wins America's Cup Appeal
copyright: Josè Delgado/Alinghi

Unlike anyone's expectations Société Nautique de Genève has won the America’s Cup appeal! The Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court today ruled in favour of the Société Nautique de Genève (SNG) declaring Club Náutico Español de Vela (CNEV) the rightful Challenger of Record for the 33rd America’s Cup and denying the Golden Gate Yacht Club (GGYC) this status.

The decision of the Appellate Division reads: “…...the orders of the Supreme Court, New York County (Herman Cahn, J.), entered March 18, 2008 and May 13, 2008, which, inter alia, declared CNEV's challenge invalid and GGYC the Challenger of Record under the Deed of Gift, should be reversed, on the law, with costs, CNEV declared the Challenger of Record, and, in keeping with the Deed of Gift's requirement that the defender be given at least 10 months' written notice to prepare for the challenge, the 10-month notice period should be tolled until service of a copy of this order.
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3 Response to 'Alinghi strikes back!'

  1. Anonymous'> July 29, 2008 at 11:16 PM

    When will this thing end??
    I don't want to hear anything about this mess again... AC was supposed to be something about sailing not an episode of Perry Mason, I'm fed up with this thing, it's so ridicolous that no one should give importance to it again.
    Good Bye America's Cup, great sailing is somewhere else nowadays
    John Lacomb


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