This Monday, 7th Feb. 2022, Wolfgang Heinemann lost his fight against cancer.
As our main Tornado Class International Measurer during the last years, he was very involved with the Class. He had also taken care of the vacuum left by Marström Composites serving us with his experience in his small Catsailing shed in Bad Wildungen, Germany. He could find you everything, from parts, give you advice on how to solve technical challenges and could provide Zuccoli, Gran, One Design and OS3 sails. You needed it, he got it!
He was also an avid Tornado sailor and took part in many, many races with all of us.
We´ve lost a very talkative friend, sailor and sportsman who loved the class and had a soft spot for the youngsters.
Wolfgang, wherever you are we will take you for a sail every time we rigg our boats – may the winds be with you!
Jürgen Jentsch and the entire International Tornado Association Committee