Ericsson 4

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Ericsson 4
Ericsson 4.jpg
Ericsson 4 in 2009.
Other namesGroupama 70
Nation Sweden
ClassVolvo Open 70
Sail noSWE–4
Designer(s)Juan Kouyoumdjian
BuilderKillian Busche & Ericsson
Stockholm, Sweden
LaunchedJuly 2008
Racing career
SkippersTorben Grael
Franck Cammas
Notable victories2008–09 Volvo Ocean Race

Ericsson 4 (also Groupama 70) is a Volvo Open 70 yacht. She won the 2008–09 Volvo Ocean Race skippered by Torben Grael.[1]


  1. ^ Volvo Ocean Race. "History - 40 years of life at the extreme". Volvo Ocean Race.