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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 »

Tornado Sailing with an Expert

David Gunkel, our experienced Tornado crew and ITA Treasurer from the Segelclub Füssen took Pirat class sailor Tjark Kohberg for a spin on the Tornado catamaran. They went on the GER 100 Tornado  which is the ex gold medal boat of Fernando Echevarri from the 2008 Olympic Games. It was a perfect day for sailing with a great breeze blowing across ... Read More »

2015 UK Tornado National Championships sponsored by Zhik

Windrush Tornado

Over the weekend of the 26th and 27th September the Tornado Class held their national championships at Weston Sailing Club on Southampton Water. Most of the Tornado fleet arrived on Friday to get boats set up and secure a space in the field in between the other 75 catamarans attending the Cat Open. Saturday Saturday morning provided very light winds ... 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!!!

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 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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