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Victory Challenge was a Swedish yacht racing team that competed in 2003 America's Cup and 2007 America's Cup. The team was initiated in 1999 by Swedish businessman Jan Stenbeck,[1] and after his death in August 2002, his son Hugo Stenbeck took over.

Victory Challenge
Career
Yacht club Gamla Stans Yacht Sällskap
Established2001
Nation Sweden
Team principal(s)Hugo Stenbeck
SkipperMagnus Holmberg
Yachts
Sail no.Boat name
SWE–38Christina
SWE–63Örn
SWE–73Orm
SWE–96Järv

They also participated in the Louis Vuitton Cup 2007, the challenger selection series held prior to the 2007 America's Cup. It was sponsored primarily by Red Bull.[citation needed]

America´s Cup 2006–07, Victory Challenge
Victory Challenge's team. America´s Cup 2006–07
Victory Challenge team. America´s Cup 2006–07
America´s Cup Valencia, Spain. 2006–07. Victory Challenge.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Americas Cup-satsningen inte hotad". Dagens Nyheter (in Swedish). 2002-08-20.[dead link]

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