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2016 German Open National day 2 – news

The second day of the 2016 German open National championship is over, with the participation of 13 boats from Australia, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany and Poland  at beautiful Fraueninsel of lake Chiemsee, Germany Beside the light wind conditions of day 1, the second day offered wonderful sailing conditions with a thermic NorthEast wind of 10-16 knots. The nice barbeque that ... Read More »

German National Championship

The German national championship for 2016 will be held during the 29th of April and the 1st of May from Wassersportverein Fraueninsel on te Fraueninsel on Lake Chiemsee! Here is the NoR and for more information visit: http://wvf-chiemsee.de/   The WVF sailing club has been organizing the Föhnhorn Tornado class regattas since 1970. German nationals were held there in 1972, 1977 ... Read More »

8 bells for Roel de Groot

Roel started sailing catamarans about 25 years ago. His first boat was a Prindle 18-2, which he was sailing with his wife Petra Akkerman. Later Roel changed the Prindle to a more comfortable Nacra 6.0. His wife Petra got Roel persuaded to sailing the Tornado. Around 2011 Roel telephoned Eric de Rijt, if they could go to have a look at ... Read More »

2016 Annual General Meeting

2016-AGM

Notice of the 2016 Annual General Meeting The AGM of the International Tornado Class Association will be held on Monday the 13th of June at 19.00CET in Lindauer Segler Club, am Segelhafen 3, 88131 Lindau /B. Agenda Apologies for absence Approval of the minutes of the last AGM President’s Report Secretary’s Report Treasurer’s Report Class Rules Events and class promotion ... Read More »

Sad news from Cerna v Posumavi, CZE

Alexander Jegorov

Some very sad news reached us from Cerna v Posumavi, our last Tornado European’s venue. At the age of 83, Mr. Alexander Jegorov has left us forever. He was the former chairman of YC Cerna v Posumavi, holder of a gold badge of Czech Sailing Association and a great yachtsman. Sasha was the founder of the Tornado class in Czechoslovakia ... Read More »

International Tornado Class Association announces Paul Bastard as its official Tornado Class Race Officer

  After an excellent World Championship in Carnac, France at the hands of Mr. Paul Bastard (France), the International Tornado Class Association is more than happy to announce him as the official Tornado Class Race Officer. Paul Bastard has been an international judge and race officer of World Sailing since 1987 and technical representative in the 2000 Sidney and 2004 ... Read More »

New Year’s Wishes 2016

  The committee members of the International Tornado class Association appreciate your contribution to the success of our class this year.    We all wish you a healthy and successful new year and look forward to seeing you in the 2016 Tornado events.   Read More »

2015 Annual ISAF Conference in Sanya, China

Jürgen Jentsch, our president, is representing the ITA these days in the 2015 Annual ISAF Conference which is held in Sanya, China, 7th-14th of November. He will return back on the 14th with new ideas for the development of the class, after meeting some key people and promoting the Tornado boat.   Read More »

Tornado Sailing with an expert (2)

More young sailors are encouraged to join our fleet as we are on the way for the youth world and european championships next year!! After David Gunkel and Tjark Kohberg, the youth team of the Segelclub Füssen Forggensee (S.C.F.F.) sailed the blue-grey Tornado boat with our experts Sarah Jentsch and Marc Baier in beautiful Forgensee lake. Be the next one to introduce your ... Read More »

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