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City / Country: San Diego, California
Commodore: Bob Benefield
Syndicate: Team Dennis Conner
Syndicate Head: Dennis Conner
Boat(s): Stars & Stripes '95
Skipper: Dennis Conner
Designers: Reichel/Pugh, San Diego
Builder: New England Boatworks, Portsmouth, RI
Key Personnel: Bill Trenkle
Sponsor(s): N/A
Comments: Dennis Conner is a veteran America's Cup campaigner and established the benchmark for modern Cup campaigns. He has won the America's Cup three times as skipper, once as tactician, and has sailed in six America's Cup final matches. Team Dennis Conner is always competitive and is considered one of the teams to beat.

In January Conner combined forces with Peter Holmberg's Team Caribbean Challenge from the St Thomas Yacht Club. Holmberg joined the Conner Team bringing with him all their America's Cup assets. Holmberg said his syndicate and supporters would continue to work towards a future challenge. Conner's new boat will carry signage for the Team Caribbean Challenge.

Web Site: http://www.cortezracing.com



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