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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 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 »

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 »

Eurocat 2017 update

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Please find below the 2nd Eurocat newsletter. You’ll read some of the adjustments that the Yacht club Carnac is looking at to keep an interesting regatta. The format of races is changing! We organise a new format of races: Constructed courses like coast course. The Race Committee will be able to use natural marks, instead of buoys. It will save ... 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 »

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 »

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