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2018 Europeans -Final Day

  Dany PASCHALIDES & Kostas TRIGONIS have confirmed  their dominance once again!! They have been THE TOP tornado sailors of the last 10 years, having won 15 titles in total over this period but also intoducing our class to young sailors!!! Martin and Julia Rusterholz, are the new Mixed European champions! They also had a great performance in the open ... Read More »

2018 Europeans – Day 2 & 3

Superb conditions for competitors. Blue sky, clear atmosphere, strong north wind. What a difference with the day before, where competitors had to wait two hours for some wind. The patience of organization and competitors rewarded them: late in the afternoon a 10 knots of wind started to blow over the Tornado fleet. Immediately in action, the race committee permitted to ... Read More »

2018 Europeans – Day 1

Day 1 Thursday September 13 First day of the 2018 Europeans organized by the Circolo Vela Arco located in the North of Lake Garda (Italy) As usually for that part of Lake Garda, the wind was blowing from the North in the morning. Clouds were covering the summits of the surrounding mountains. The Opening ceremony took place under the Presidence ... Read More »

Final day – 2017 Europeans

Centro Vela Dervio, lake Como, Italy 23 July 2017 Medals are decided! The Hellenic Police team of Nikolaos Mavros and Alexandros Tagaropoulos, GRE 11 had their goal set on becoming European Tornado Open champions for the second time in a row and they did it! After finishing 1st in 6 out of 8 races no one can challenge their sovereignty ... Read More »

Day 3 – 2017 Europeans

Centro Vela Dervio, lake Como, Italy 22 July 2017 After the thunderstorm and a lot of rain last night a clear sky and a wind of maximum 13 knots made the ideal conditions to complete another 2 races back to back. The wind was very shifty, ranging from 160 to 200 degrees. The race comittee did an amazing job coping ... Read More »

Day 2 – 2017 Europeans

Centro Vela Dervio, lake Como, Italy 21 July 2017 Mavros and Tagalopoulos, GRE 11 set the pace off the starting line and led the pack, racking up two bullets in equal number of races today, standing now in 1st place overall.  Marcel and Joerg Steiner did not manage to maintain their yesterday’s lead beside scoring a rather satisfying result, two ... Read More »

Day 1 – 2017 Europeans

Centro Vela Dervio, lake Como 20 July 2017   The first day of the championship started with a skipper’s meeting at 11.00. Ideal sailing conditions with south- southeast wind around 10 knots made the 1st start exciting. The boats were widely spread apart on the starting line with most of the fleet choosing the right side of the race course. ... Read More »

2017 Europeans Update – NoR

2017 Tornado European Open, Mixed and Youth Championships will be held between the 19th and 23rd of July in the very beautiful scenery of Dervio, Lago di Como, Italy!!! Notice of Race Notice of Race Cisalpino Trophy Entry Form More information coming soon: http://www.tornado-class.org/events/european-championships   Read More »

The 2016 European champions

Let’s read what the European champions , Nikolaos Mavros and Alexandros Tagaropoulos have to say.. When asked, Alexandros Tagaropoulos mentioned: ” It is never easy to win any championship, especially when a total of 10 races is sailed. You need to sail your best every day and without making mistakes or at least by making fewer mistakes than your opponents. ... Read More »

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