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2017 German Open Nationals

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The President of the ITA (International Tornado Association) and the SCFF (Segelclub Füssen Forggensee) Jürgen Jentsch and his wife Sarah took the overall victory of the Tornado German National Championships 2017 on their home lake in Bavaria. 19 Tornado teams were on the start line from 3 Nations (Germany, Poland and Austria). Sarah and Jürgen Jentsch had great boat speed ... Read More »

2017 UK Tornado National Championships

UK Tornado National Championships 2017 - Sailors

Over the weekend of the 10th and 11th June the Tornado fleet headed to Thorpe Bay for a weekend of racing to fight out who would be national champion. Six of the eleven boats competing in the nationals had a slight upper hand going into the event after attending a class training day with Chris Rashley two weeks before. The ... Read More »

2016 UK Tornado National Championships

2016 UK Tornado National Champions - Kevin Dutch and David Oakley

A mixed bag of conditions for the 8 boats at Stokes Bay Over the weekend of 10th and 11th September six Tornados and their crew made their way to Stokes Bay to join in racing with two local boats. After arriving and rigging on Friday afternoon some of the sailors headed to Gosport’s finest curry house to start the nationals ... Read More »

Excellent Tornado competition on the Chiemsee lake

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Last weekend 29.04.-01.05.2016 the Open Tornado German Championship was held on the Chiemsee lake. Fraueninsel island was hosting competitors from six countries: Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Greece, Poland and Australia. The competition was scheduled for 3 days and 8 races were planned. However, there were only two racing days, due to lack of wind on Sunday. Sunny weather and the ... Read More »

2016 German championship final day

2016 German Open Champions

Roland and Nahid Gaebler are the 2016 German Open champions after a great performance!! No more  races were completed today due to lack of wind, but the previous racing days in medium to light wind were really satisfying!! Mr Presidents, Jürgen Jentsch and Kostas Trigonis gained the 2nd place while Bob and Marc Baier the 3rd! Congratulations to all the ... Read More »

2016 German Open National day 2 – news

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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

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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 »

French National championship

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The 2016 French national championship starts on the 29th of April in Yacht club Carnac, our last World Championship venue! Nice wind condition is expected! The championship will be held together with the Eurocat regatta!   Find all information here: http://www.yccarnac.com/Eurocat.html Read More »

2015 UK Tornado National Championships sponsored by Zhik

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Over the weekend of the 26th and 27th September the Tornado Class held their national championships at Weston Sailing Club on Southampton Water. Most of the Tornado fleet arrived on Friday to get boats set up and secure a space in the field in between the other 75 catamarans attending the Cat Open. Saturday Saturday morning provided very light winds ... Read More »

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