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Excellent Tornado competition on the Chiemsee lake

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

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 »

2016 German Open National day 2 – news

The second day of the 2016 German open National championship is over, with the participation of 13 boats from Australia, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany and Poland  at beautiful Fraueninsel of lake Chiemsee, Germany Beside the light wind conditions of day 1, the second day offered wonderful sailing conditions with a thermic NorthEast wind of 10-16 knots. The nice barbeque that ... Read More »

2016 Annual General Meeting

2016-AGM

Notice of the 2016 Annual General Meeting The AGM of the International Tornado Class Association will be held on Monday the 13th of June at 19.00CET in Lindauer Segler Club, am Segelhafen 3, 88131 Lindau /B. Agenda Apologies for absence Approval of the minutes of the last AGM President’s Report Secretary’s Report Treasurer’s Report Class Rules Events and class promotion ... Read More »

Sad news from Cerna v Posumavi, CZE

Alexander Jegorov

Some very sad news reached us from Cerna v Posumavi, our last Tornado European’s venue. At the age of 83, Mr. Alexander Jegorov has left us forever. He was the former chairman of YC Cerna v Posumavi, holder of a gold badge of Czech Sailing Association and a great yachtsman. Sasha was the founder of the Tornado class in Czechoslovakia ... Read More »

International Tornado Class Association announces Paul Bastard as its official Tornado Class Race Officer

  After an excellent World Championship in Carnac, France at the hands of Mr. Paul Bastard (France), the International Tornado Class Association is more than happy to announce him as the official Tornado Class Race Officer. Paul Bastard has been an international judge and race officer of World Sailing since 1987 and technical representative in the 2000 Sidney and 2004 ... Read More »

2015 Annual ISAF Conference in Sanya, China

Jürgen Jentsch, our president, is representing the ITA these days in the 2015 Annual ISAF Conference which is held in Sanya, China, 7th-14th of November. He will return back on the 14th with new ideas for the development of the class, after meeting some key people and promoting the Tornado boat.   Read More »

Tornado Sailing with an expert (2)

More young sailors are encouraged to join our fleet as we are on the way for the youth world and european championships next year!! After David Gunkel and Tjark Kohberg, the youth team of the Segelclub Füssen Forggensee (S.C.F.F.) sailed the blue-grey Tornado boat with our experts Sarah Jentsch and Marc Baier in beautiful Forgensee lake. Be the next one to introduce your ... Read More »

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