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Golden Gate sues Alinghi over next America's Cup

Updated: July 20, 2007, 7:46 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- San Francisco's Golden Gate Yacht Club sued two-time America's Cup champion Alinghi on Friday, seeking to replace Spanish syndicate Desafio Espanol as the official challenger for the next regatta and void rules changes.

Golden Gate claimed Club Nautica Espanol de Vela is an "invalid challenger" because it never held a regatta as stipulated in the rules of the "deed of gift," the regulations which govern the America's Cup.

It also claims Alinghi's club, the Societe ...

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