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Table of details and specifications of SWE-051
  Designer Britton Chance Jr. (USA)
  Builders S. Carlsson, Sune Carlsson Båtvarv (SWE)
  Material Mahogany, diagonal carwel, laminated
  1st certificate issued 1968
  Original boat name Wasa IV
  Original country SWE
  Original sail number 051
  Current location Boat sank in front of Meersburg, Lake of Constance, in 1974


Storm on the Lake of Constance in 1974 - one boat lost - 11.06.2008 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
The documents section is now containing the story on the loss of Z-95 in 1974. The long standing rumour about a 2nd boat lost was clearified by comment from Peter Krohmer: That boat went to another harbour for shelter, without informing the race committee.
"Wasa IV" lost / Lake Constance - 19.02.2008 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
Hermann Schwaderer, back then owner of 5.5 G-11, has commented on 5.5 S-51:

She had been sold to Swiss ownership, to become 5.5 Z-95. The boat was lost during a race in front of Meersburg, German side of Lake Constance, next to another 5.5m which sunk in the same race.
Design - 18.02.2008 by Matti Muoniovaara
This is a Britton Chance Jr. design #38 alike US-80 Outta Sight and US-76 Luv (now NED-9) of seven designs of 1968.
Sunk? - 18.02.2008 by Jens Busch
According to Peter Sundelin the boat was sold to Germany in 1969 and sunk in Boden See about a year later.
Material - 18.12.2007 by Sven-Åke Lagerkvist
Couldmodeld mahogny
Builder - 18.12.2007 by Sven-Åke Lagerkvist
Sune Carlsson Båtvarv Saltsjöbaden, Sweden

Information - 17.09.2007 by Sebastien Schmidt
Gold medal (1st/14) at the XIX Olympics 1968 Acapulco, Mexico, Ulf Sundelin / Jörgen& Peter Sundelin, Wasa IV, S-51, Britton Chance Jr. 1968, 4-1-1-1-5-1-1, 8.0p.

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5.5m SWE-51 "Wasa IV" in the 1968 Olympics in Acapulco, Mexico

Ownership history

Table of the history of sail number, name and ownership of SWE-051
Sail# Boat name Owner name
SWE-051 "Wasa IV" Wallenberg & Salén (1968-?)  
SUI-095 "Veloce III" Hans Gaspar Schulthess (1968-?)  
SUI-095 "Wasa IV" Urs Baumgartner (?-1974)  

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