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2013 Tornado European Championships – Day Two

2013 Tornado European Championships Heading into Day Two the 32 boats had experienced two good races on Day One and it was the husband and wife duo of Roland and Nahid Gaebler who were at the top of the table. Day Two started beautifully in the picturesque location of Lake Constance, Austria. The sailors arrived to a sunny day with ... Read More »

2012 World Championships – Final Results

2012 Tornado World Championships Paschalidis and Trigonis take the title for the 2nd year. The final day of the 2012 Tornado World Championships saw some awkward racing in light and fluky winds. Many of the sailors had their discard race and places changed dramatically. Showing consistent form and skill throughout the championship it was the Greek team of Iordanis Paschalidis ... Read More »

2012 Tornado World Championships – Day Four

Day three of the Tornado World Championships was a write off with no wind on Wednesday. The race committee evaluated their decision again at 2pm CET but then cancelled racing for the day with not a breath of wind in sight. On Wednesday evening the class held the Annual General Meeting. There was good attendance with the main point of ... Read More »

2012 Tornado World Championships – Day Two

Lake Garda delivered some fantastic conditions once again for day two of the 2012 Tornado World Championships. Three races were held on Tuesday in around 15 knots of breeze. As with every day in Lake Garda the wind started from the North fading towards midday then turning to the South and picking up. It was very much a day for ... Read More »

2012 Tornado World Championships – Day One

    Perfect conditions for day one! 41 Tornado’s from 11 different nations across the World have arrived in the beautiful scenic location of Torbole on Lake Garda, Italy for the annual Mixed and Open World Championships. The racing is being held from the 17th – 21st September. Read More »

2012 Tornado World Championships – Practice Race

Yesterday saw the first practice race of the 2012 Tornado World Championships. The race was won by Brett Burvill and Ryan Duffield from Australia sailing with their Ullman One Design Sails. There are lots of keen sailors in Torbole this year and it looks as if there is going to be some very competitive racing. Measurement went ahead okay and ... Read More »

2012 Tornado European Championships – Day Four

Day Four of the 2012 Tornado European Championships started slowly with very light airs. There was just over the 6 knots required by the class rules to start a race. As the race progressed the Team Red Bull GRE7 took the lead and it stayed that way with them fighting off the competition across the race course. The wind was ... Read More »

2012 Tornado European Championships – Day Three

Day three of the Tornado European championships saw a mixture of wind, the second crash and the first capsize of the event. We also had a new committee boat and race officer for the day with the previous race officer having to head to Texel. Although the morning stated with a light breeze it quickly built to 15 knots and ... Read More »

2012 Tornado European Championships – Day Two

There was a postponement at the start of day two due to high wind conditions and rain. At 11am the postponement came down with a 12pm start scheduled for the first of three races. The wind speed was perfect all day starting as a force 5 and dropping to a force 4. Although the speed was perfect the wind was ... Read More »

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