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Team header: Oracle Racing

Sail numbers
USA 71, USA 76
Golden Gate Yacht Club, USA
Peter Holmberg
Larry Ellison
Ellen's five-star rating
Rating: 4 stars
 New Zealand Team NZ
 France Le Defi
 Italy Mascalzone
 Italy Prada
 Sweden Victory
 Switzerland Alinghi
 Great Britain GBR Challenge
 United States Oracle
 United States Dennis Conner
 United States OneWorld

Expect this American bid to be competitive.

Software businessman and Oracle founder Larry Ellison heads up one of the best-funded syndicates in the Louis Vuitton Cup.

Ellison bought the assets of 2000 finalists AmericaOne and will benefit greatly from that team's hard-won experience during this campaign, having retained star sailors Paul Cayard and Chris Dickson.

They both know the Hauraki Gulf well, having trained there since 2001.

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