SNG statement following the New York Court order of 18 September
[Source: Alinghi] New York Court finds Golden Gate Yacht Club’s behaviour "unsportsmanlike".
In her ruling relating to a hearing on 10 August, New York Supreme Court Justice Shirley Kornreich highlights “…the unsportsmanlike behavior of Golden Gate that has resulted in substantially reducing SNG's (Société Nautique de Genève) advantage as originally contemplated by the Deed of Gift.”
The 33rd America’s Cup Defender, Société Nautique de Genève, had filed an Order to Show Cause in front of Justice Kornreich who, despite such an unprecedented statement describing the actions of GGYC, considers such “actions are not contrary to law” and is left with no option but to deny the motion.
Justice Kornreich’s order also reiterates that the race shall be sailed under the rules and sailing regulations of the SNG.
SNG and its representing team Alinghi remain committed to a 33rd America’s Cup fought on the water in Ras al-Khaimah in February 2010.