Jonas Berntsson's SWE715 is Melges 24 Swedish Champion 2021

October 4, 2021 - Stenungsund, Sweden -  Melges 24 Swedish Championship was held in Stenungsund, hosted by the Stenungsund Segelsällskap on October 1-3. Nine races were sailed on first two days, since the racing was cancelled on Sunday due to the strong winds. Six teams, including one Danish team, were on the starting line and Jonas Berntsson's team on SWE715 scored seven bullets and two second places to secure the title to the crew of Magnus Lundberg, Viktor Thorsson and Claes Meldgaard.

The results of the 2021 Melges 24 Swedish Nationals:

  1. SWE715 - 9 pts -  Jonas Berntsson, Magnus Lundberg, Viktor Thorsson and Claes Meldgaard
  2. SWE536 - 16 pts - Thomas Dahl, Torvald Asplund, Peter Carlstein, Mattias Gunnarsson, Henrik Persson
  3. SWE508 - 32 pts (4th in overall) - Carl Åkesson, Lars Carlsson, Linus Carlsson, Hans Sjöberg, Tedde Thorden

3rd in overall, scoring 22 pts, was finishing Torben Mauritzen's DEN701 with Jakob Karbo, Michael McKay, Uffe Andersen, Kristine Mauritzen, but the podium of the Swedish nationals belongs to the locals. 

See the full results. 

Photos by Tomas Torneus

Jonas Berntsson's SWE715 with Magnus Lundberg, Viktor Thorsson, Claes Meldgaard - Melges 24 Swedish Champion 2021

Jonas Berntsson's SWE715 with Magnus Lundberg, Viktor Thorsson, Claes Meldgaard - Melges 24 Swedish Champion 2021

SWE536 of Thomas Dahl with Torvald Asplund, Peter Carlstein, Mattias Gunnarsson, Henrik Persson - 2nd at the Melges 24 Swedish Nationals 2021

SWE536 of Thomas Dahl with Torvald Asplund, Peter Carlstein, Mattias Gunnarsson, Henrik Persson - 2nd at the Melges 24 Swedish Nationals 2021

SWE508 of Carl Åkerson with Lars Carlsson, Linus Carlsson, Hans Sjöberg, Tedde Thorden - Bronze at the Melges 24 Swedish Nationals 2021

SWE508 of Carl Åkerson with Lars Carlsson, Linus Carlsson, Hans Sjöberg, Tedde Thorden - Bronze at the Melges 24 Swedish Nationals 2021