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America’s Cup: Dalton denounces ‘despicable’ Dunphy campaign

Pattrick Smellie
Wed, 22 Sep 2021

America’s Cup: Dalton denounces ‘despicable’ Dunphy campaign
Team NZ has yet to sign key sailing team members, such as skipper Peter Burling (Image: Getty)
Pattrick Smellie
Wed, 22 Sep 2021
Team New Zealand says it will refuse to deal with local rich-lister Mark Dunphy and his attempt to keep the next America’s Cup regatta in Auckland, releasing evidence it says shows “underhanded and deceitful” tactics in support of the initiative.Describing Dunphy’s actions as “despicable", Team NZ boss Grant Dalton said they involved contacting the New York Yacht Club, which holds the deed of gift governing the world’s oldest sporting trophy, to mount court action against the challenge by the UK-based Ro...

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