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2013 Austrian National Championships

AUT President Michael Tornado Sailing

The austrian nationals have been again a international top-event with a good response of 27  Tornado sailors from Austria,Germany, Czech Republic and Spain on the Tirol-mountain lake Achensee. 8 races were sailed in mostly light and shifty winds with hot temperatures up to 38 Celsius. The new Austrian Champions with only 12 points were the young team from Union Yacht Club Attersee, ... Read More »

2013 German National Championships

German Tornado Sailing Fleet

Bad luck for Roland and Nahid Gäbler – Lucky winners Veit Hemmeter and Nico Lutz The SCFF, Sailing Club Fuessen Forggensee was this years venue for the 2013 German Open & Mixed German Tornado Championship. It’s the 3rd time the Club has organised this event, the first time was in 1985, then 1993 and this last weekend. 32 Crews from ... Read More »

2013 European Championships – Final Day

With light winds early in the morning the postponement flag went up for the Tornado Class and the sailors remained on shore watching the A Class’ float out to their racing area. Around 1 hour later the race officer removed the postponement and the sailors got ready and went out onto the water. It was Roland and Nahid Gaebler who ... Read More »

2013 Tornado European Championships – Day Three

The forecast was always due to be bad for the third day of racing and the sailors awoke to a fresh force 4 wind with heavy cloud cover. When it was time to hit the water the wind was building with choppy water and big waves. The race officer got the fleet off to a quick start for the first ... Read More »

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 »

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