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Under Dany and Kostas wings!

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Dany Paschalidis and Kostas  Trigonis, our consecutive Worlds Champions introduced the Tornado boat to 20 young sailors in a 3-day training camp “Under my wings”! The youths gained a unique experience not only to sail a fascinating boat but also to sail it together with the best ones!            Read More »

National flags on T mainsails

First new sail under App D (2)

As voted by the majority of the ITA members, the new mainsails will be identified according to Appendix D. Committee elections will take place every 2 years (not yearly) at the AGM and according to the constitution. The final wording for both questions will come after the ISAF’s approval in the next days. Find the pie charts with the results ... 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 »

2016 Tornado Worlds – Final Day 6

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Tornado Worlds are decided One more Title for the Greek Defenders: Gold for the Red Bull team of Iordanis Paschalidis and Konstantinos Trigonis The old ones are the new ones: World Champions of the Tornado class are Iordanis Paschalidis and Konstantinos Trigonis from Thessaloniki (Greece). They impressed with a series of six wins and one fourth place. They are again ... Read More »

2016 Tornado Worlds – Day 3

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 Defenders from Greece extend their lead once more on the third day Lindau, Germany  It was a long event day on the Lake Constance for all until the fourth race of the world championship of the Tornado class was over. At first no wind at all, followed by a thunderstorm, after the calm the fleet went afloat, the first race had to be ... Read More »

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

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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 »

Excellent Tornado competition on the Chiemsee lake

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Last weekend 29.04.-01.05.2016 the Open Tornado German Championship was held on the Chiemsee lake. Fraueninsel island was hosting competitors from six countries: Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Greece, Poland and Australia. The competition was scheduled for 3 days and 8 races were planned. However, there were only two racing days, due to lack of wind on Sunday. Sunny weather and the ... Read More »

2016 German championship final day

2016 German Open Champions

Roland and Nahid Gaebler are the 2016 German Open champions after a great performance!! No more  races were completed today due to lack of wind, but the previous racing days in medium to light wind were really satisfying!! Mr Presidents, Jürgen Jentsch and Kostas Trigonis gained the 2nd place while Bob and Marc Baier the 3rd! Congratulations to all the ... Read More »

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