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2016 Tornado Worlds – Day 2

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Tornado Worlds 2016 – Day 2 Lindau, Germany  Sun, wind and rain on and off – these were the ingredients of the weather kitchen on Monday, the second race day of the world championship of the Tornado class in Lindau. The third race started at 2 pm with southerly winds. Already on the second downwind leg the fleet was far stretched over ... Read More »

2016 Tornado Worlds – Day 1

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Tornado World Championship June 10th to 17th 2016 Lindau, Bodensee   Tough kick-off The Greeks heading for title defense   The Lake Constance claimed its tribute during the first two races at the world championship of  the Tornado class in Lindau. Numerous capsizes and damages lead to significant numbers of retirements. Eleven competitors only out of 32 could finish the ... Read More »

2016 Tornado Worlds Opening Ceremony

David and Josef Günkel

So here we are Lindauer Segler-Club e.V. for the 1st day of the Tornado World Championships!! After a beautiful opening ceremony at the Old Townhall of the city, we are about to see who will be this year’s champion! The common opinion is in favour of Gavin Colby and Billy Leonard !! The first warning signal is today at 13.00 ... Read More »

2016 World Championships to be on Lake Constance, Germany

Lindau Sailing Club

2016 ISAF Tornado Open World, Global Mixed and Youth Championships Lindauer Segler Club, Lake Constance, Germany 10th – 16th June 2016 The Lindauer Segler Club e.V., (LSC), Lake Constance, Germany, is proud to organise the 2016 ISAF Tornado Open World, Global Mixed and Youth Championships, from June 10th to 16th 2016. The traditional 125 year old sailing club, is a ... Read More »

GREEKS ARE THE 2015 TORNADO OPEN WORLD CHAMPIONS!!!

World Champions

For 5th consecutive year unbeatable team Redbul of Dany Paschalidis and Konstantinos Trigonis are the 2015 Tornado Open World Champions!! Undoubtedly they were the fastest boat in every condition! They dominated in 9 out of the 10 races of the championship by performing not only fast but also smart sailing! This year we had 27 Tornado boats sailing from 7 ... Read More »

2015 World Championships – Day Four

Windrush Tornado Sailing

Two races were completed today after the lay day. The weather was partly cloudy with a nice south wind. The wind direction was stable and its strength varied from 8 to 12 knots. The left side of the course was the favoured one. This was understood by most of the sailors, so the fastest ones won. It was the Greek ... Read More »

2015 Tornado World Championships – Day Three

2015 Tornado World Championships - Fleet Racing

3rd racing day today for the Tornado fleet here in beautiful Carnac. 2 more consecutive races were completed with the first warning signal at exactly 11.00. The wind was stable coming from 75o but again with lots of ups and downs in strength, from 7 to 13 knots. The key for the success was to chase the wind. Dany Paschalidis ... Read More »

2015 Tornado World Championships – Day Two

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The races started early for the second racing day in Carnac. The weather was a bit colder today but the first warning signal was at 11.00 as scheduled with the wind’s strength varying from 8 to 15 knots and its direction from 75 to 90 degrees. The results after the 2nd racing day and 4 races are: Tornado Sport Open ... Read More »

2015 Tornado World Championships – Day 1

Day One of the 2015 Tornado World Championships in Carnac

A sunny and warm day for the first races of the 2015 ISAF Tornado World Championships and Global Mixed Championships here at the Yacht Club of Carnac. The first day is over after 2 nice races and a dinner held in the sailing club. The wind’s direction was stable for racing but had a lot of increases and decreases in ... Read More »

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