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Final day – 2017 Europeans

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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

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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

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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

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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 »

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