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2011 European Championships – Day Two

3 more races sailed on day two on Lake Como, Italy. It’s still the Greek team of Iordanis Paschalidis and Konstantinos Trigonis who lead the fleet. No Numero Nome Punti 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1 GRE 7 Iordanis Paschalidis, Konstantinos Trigonis 16,0 5 1 1 3 1 1 3 1 (6) 2 GER 1 Gaebler ... Read More »

2011 European Championships – Day One

Day One of the Tornado European Championships and the 37 teams enjoyed perfect conditions. The Greek team of Iordanis Paschalidis and Konstantinos Trigonis who are searching for their fourth European victory in the Tornado Class lead after the first day. Results after day one No Numero Nome Punti 1 2 3 1 GRE 7 Iordanis Paschalidis, Konstantinos Trigonis 7,0 5 ... Read More »

2011 Tornado World Champions Interview

Dany and Kostas, congratulations on your new World Title!! 38 teams from 11 nations – was it good to have a variety of sailors from across the World? It was great to sail against Tornado sailors from Brazil, Australia and Europe. It seems that as time passes more and more sailors from around the world are enjoying Tornado sailing. Kostas, ... Read More »

2011 Tornado Worlds – Results after race one

Shortly before 3pm was the long awaited first race of the Tornado World Championships on Lake Biel. The storm warnings and the hazy sky with clouds towers led to various discussions as to whether a start was too risky. 26 boats took to the water and were rewarded with one race completed. The westerly wind was blowing at a good ... Read More »

Day One and Two – Interesting wind conditions on Lake Biel

2011 MCM Tornado World Championships – Interesting wind conditions on Lake Biel 38 teams from 11 nations are waiting to battle it out for this year’s Tornado World Championships on Lake Biel in Switzerland this week. Racing was due to start on Wednesday but interesting wind conditions have prevented any races from taking place so far. Stormy winds on day ... Read More »

2011 Tornado Worlds Programme Announced

The programme of events for the 2011 Tornado World Championships has been announced. This years event will be held between the 22nd and 27th August in Lake Biel, Switzerland Monday 22nd Race office open and measurement Tuesday 23rd Measurement and checkin 7pm – Event opening in the club house Wednesday 24th 9.30am – Skippers briefing 10.30am First possible warning signal ... Read More »

Lend Your Boat Out

We are currently looking for boats which can be sailed in the World and European Championships. If you are happy to hire/lend your boat then please email us with the details. info@tornado-class.org. We have teams from all over the World who want to come along and take part but they can’t ship their own boats. Thank you Read More »

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