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Day 2 – 2017 Europeans

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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 second places. Marcel stated: ” Quite an interesting day ... Read More »

Day 1 – 2017 Europeans

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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

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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

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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 »

2016 Tornado Europeans – Final

2016 European Champions

The 2016 Tornado Europeans have come to an end! After a great race and after taking their usual bath on the last day of the event, Nikolaos Mavros and Alexandros Tagaropoulos from Greece managed to maintain their lead since the beginning of the championship, becoming this year’s Open European Champions!! The broken trapeze wire on the penultimate race was not able ... Read More »

2016 Tornado Europeans – Day 3

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2 difficult races today in Cesenatico! The very light wind from northeast – east was shifty and the current was decisive!! Nick Mavros and Alex Tagaropoulos scored the bullet in the first race of the day and they discarded their second race. Still leading the fleet!! On the second position Maria Tsaousidou and Marc Baier after scoring a 5th and ... Read More »

2016 Tornado Europeans – Day 2

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Light winds again on the second day of our European championship. The wind was blowing from the northeast and the left side was the favoured one although the wind shifted to the right!! Nick Mavros and Alex Tagaropoulos are still leading the board besides they were not the leaders in today’s races. They scored a second and a fourth. On ... Read More »

2016 Tornado Europeans – Day 1

Cesenatico

Cesenatico. Italy. 22.06 1st day of the 2016 European championship in front of the beautiful beach of Cesenatico, Italy. The Italians welcomed us with nice food and drinks and the races started on time. The light wind was coming from the northeast and its speed varied from 6 to 9 knots. The sailors seem to be ready for a lot ... Read More »

2015 Tornado European Championships – Final Results

2015 Tornado European Champions

Gaeblers are the 2015 European Open and Mixed champions!!! 28 teams from 9 different countries battled for the 2015 European title in Y.C. Jestrabi in Cerna v Posumavi, Czech Republic. The weather varied from day to day from hot and sunny to cold and cloudy but the sailing conditions remained difficult and demanding either way. There were a lot of ... Read More »

2015 Tornado European Championships – Day Three

Team Gaebler Tornado Sailing Lake Lipno

2015 Tornado European Championships – Day 3 Only one race was completed on the 3rd day of the 2015 Tornado Europeans, as thunderstorms were about to come in lake Lipno. Wind varied from 6 till 12 knots during the race and the shifts were dominant once more. The German crew of Roland and Nahid Gaebler finished first and are now ... Read More »

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