|Designer||Alfred Edward "Bill" Luders Jr. (USA)|
|Builders||Asker Borsholmen, Börsholmens Båtvarf (NOR)|
|Material||Mahogany on ash frames|
|1st certificate issued||1966|
|Original boat name||Web IV|
|Original sail number||012|
|Current location||Danmarks Museum før Lystsejlads, Svendborg (DEN)|
- 1966 - 09.07.2015 by Carl Christian Lassen
- We also sailed in 1966 in Horten and Hankø, and with KDY 100 years regatta north of Copenhagen
- Web IV D-12 - 19.03.2014 by Matti Muoniovaara
- Web IV was the last 5.5 metre of William Eldred Berntsen. The boat was built to participate the KDY 100th Anniversary Jubilee Regatta 1966 (Jubilæumsregatta 1966), the fifth World 5.5 Metre Championship sailed in Copenhagen. This regatta proved to be one of the great races in the class history with 47 entries. The world championship was won by Poul Elvström with Web III D-11 and Berntsen was placed 36th in the final standings. Later Berntsen sailed with this boat the Scandinavian Gold Cup 1966 in Hankö, Coppa d'Italia 1967 in Sandhamn (with dnc), first Europe 5.5 Metre Championship 1968 in Neuchatel, Acapulco Olympics 1968 placing 13th and the Scandinavian Gold Cup 1968 in Sandhamn. Berntsen had four Web named boats #1 (1959), #2 (1960), #3 (1964), #4 (1966) and Firklöver D-7 (1952). With Web II he won Silver medal in Rome Olympics 1960. The Scandinavian Gold Cup he sailed six times with no race wins: 1954 (Firklöver), 1956 (Firklöver), 1962 (Web), 1964 (Web III), 1966 (Web IV) and 1968 (Web IV). After 1968 there were no entries in 5.5m international regattas. Web II was sold to the US (#30) 1962 and Web III also went to the US (Jade #71) 1966, now placed in a bar lounge. The first Web is now located in Flensburg Wassersportverein Galwik.
This boat is in the list of Luders designs with #1064 L5.5 #49 (L5.5s totally 72).
- D 12 - 27.01.2009 by Jens Busch
- William Berntsen sailed the boat in Hankö in 1967 and 1968.
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|Sail#||Boat name||Owner name|
|DEN-012||"Web IV"||W. Berntsen (1966-?)|
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