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ITA archives updated

The International Tornado class wants to officially thank John Forbes, double Olympic Tornado medalist sailing for Australia and former President of the class, for supplying the class with archive photos and files since 1969.   First updates on our result page (Archives) click here   Read More »

CZE Nationals 2019

Czech as well as German sailors took part in the International Tornado Championship of the Czech Republic that took place 13-15 September. Thanks to warm and windy weather the whole championship was very successful. All 12 scheduled races took place in three days. Race officers built the race course only for the Tornado class, so boats raced in a fast ... Read More »

2019 GER Nationals – Archo Trophy 2019

Ingo Gebhardt and Claus Luger and the 2019 German Tornado champions as well as the winners of the Circolo Vela Arco Trophy! 3 racing days, 6-8 September, ended with 3 races held at the first 2 days of the event with strong wind and cold conditions. Thunderstorms and rain on the last day made the sailors stay on land. Second ... Read More »

2019 Tornado Europeans

An amazing european championship with wonderful side events in one of the best Sailing Clubs of Italy came to an end. With winds between 8 and 21 knots with big waves. 24 Competitors from 8 Nations. The Tornado Family is willing to come back to Centro Vela Rimini appreciating the friendly itallian lifestyle. Dany Paschalidis is once more the European ... Read More »

2019 Tornado Worlds – Aussies take the win

The final day of racing for the 2019 Tornado World Championships Powered by Candida Stationery ended on a high with Olympic Gold and Silver medalist Rex Sellars, sailing with his son Brett, took the win for race 10, a great way to end the regatta. But it wasn’t enough to get them on the podium, missing out on third place ... Read More »

2019 Tornado Worlds – Day 4

It will take two shocking races by series leaders Brett Burvill and Max Puttman (AUS) for them to lose the 2019 Tornado World Championship title, which they have dominated to date, winning five of the eight races completed. Their worst drop is a DSQ from race four after a port/starboard incident in Race 4. Second overall is the Swiss team ... Read More »

2019 Tornado Worlds – Day 3

Those that managed to out shift the shifts were the winners on the day for Races 5 and 6 of the 2019 Tornado World Championships Powered by Candida Stationery. Racing on the waters offshore from Takapuna Beach, the south-westerly caused some frustration amongst the fleet, with the results being blown wide open on Day 3 of offical racing. Race 5 ... Read More »

2019 Tornado Worlds – Day 2

2019 Tornado World Championships Powered by Candida Stationery: Massive results shift The results are as shifty as the conditions that the 23 catamarans racing in the 2019 Tornado World Championships Powered By Candida Stationery are receiving on the race course. RACE 3 Race 3 saw a mix of conditions with Brett Burvill (AUS) saying he and his crew, Max Puttman ... Read More »

2019 Tornado Worlds – Day 1

2019 Tornado World Championships: Tricky start to regatta The 2019 Tornado World Championships Powered by Candida Stationery kicked off in frustrating conditions in the race area better know as Race Course C of the 36th America’s Cup. The 23 boats racing launched from Takapuna Beach and made their way out to the start line in a light 3-5 knot northerly. ... Read More »

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