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2018 Greek Nationals

The Nautical club of Thessaloniki hosted the 2018 Tornado Hellenic Championship 23-25 of November. Very light wind conditions of maximum 7 knots let only 3 races be completed, all on the first day of the event (Friday). Unfortunatelly, on Saturday the wind did not pick up at all forcing the sailors to stay on land. Sunday seemed a bit more ... Read More »

2018 UK Tornado National Championships

2018 UK Tornado National Championships - Winners

7 visiting boats joint the 3 local club members in Brightlingsea to battle it out to be the 2018 Tornado national champion. This years championships were part of the Cat Fest event which Brightlingsea host every 2 years to celebrate Reg White. It was great to see some new teams attending the nationals, Robert and David from Whitstable have recently ... Read More »

30th Catagolfe

20-21 October It’s the 30 years anniversary of the Catagolfe regatta….. and the French Tornado olympic gold medalists Nicolas Henard and Jean Yves le Deroff are also sailing the event! There will be raids with about 140 catamarans, foiling, f18, diam24 series in the golfe du Morbihan which is a great place to sail.   For the moment there are ... Read More »

2018 Europeans -Final Day

  Dany PASCHALIDES & Kostas TRIGONIS have confirmed  their dominance once again!! They have been THE TOP tornado sailors of the last 10 years, having won 15 titles in total over this period but also intoducing our class to young sailors!!! Martin and Julia Rusterholz, are the new Mixed European champions! They also had a great performance in the open ... Read More »

2018 Europeans – Day 2 & 3

Superb conditions for competitors. Blue sky, clear atmosphere, strong north wind. What a difference with the day before, where competitors had to wait two hours for some wind. The patience of organization and competitors rewarded them: late in the afternoon a 10 knots of wind started to blow over the Tornado fleet. Immediately in action, the race committee permitted to ... Read More »

2018 Europeans – Day 1

Day 1 Thursday September 13 First day of the 2018 Europeans organized by the Circolo Vela Arco located in the North of Lake Garda (Italy) As usually for that part of Lake Garda, the wind was blowing from the North in the morning. Clouds were covering the summits of the surrounding mountains. The Opening ceremony took place under the Presidence ... Read More »

2018 CZE nationals

Czech Republic tornado national championship will take place at the beautiful venue of lake Lipno, Cerna organized by the Yacht club Jestraby and the Czech Sailing Federation.   Notice of Race   Read More »

Jentsch re-elected as ITA president

The International Tornado Class Association committee for the next 2 years is elected   Schwangauer Jürgen Jentsch, chairman of the Segelclub Füssen Forggensee (SCFF), who has been President of the ITA for six years, has been appointed as the top representative for another two years at the Yacht Club La Grande Motte, France. He is assisted by the ITA Committee, ... Read More »

2019 Tornado Worlds in NZL

Are you ready to race in Takapuna, Auckland? Find all information here: https://www.tworlds2019.com/ For any request, contact directly Wayne Limbrick multihullers@gmail.com, Tel: +64 27 496 5299 or secretary@tornado-class.org Information regarding transportation from Europe (contact Josef Gunkel josef.gunkel@gunkel-elektro.com) Aaron Duncan and Bill Caunce have organized to get cost-free containers and cost free sea transport from Europe to New Zealand for the ... Read More »

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