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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!!!

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 »

Beam Construction – Ballot Results

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From the 22nd June through to the 23rd July the members of the International Tornado Class Association (ITA) were invited to vote on a new proposal to adjust the class rules around the construction of Tornado beams. This was also discussed at the 2014 World Championships in Perth and all sailors were in favour at that point, the next step ... Read More »

2015 Annual General Meeting

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  The AGM of the International Tornado Class Association for 2015 will be held on Tuesday the 8th of September at 18.30CET in YC Carnac. Draft 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 in 2016   Election of Auditors   Election of Commodores of Honour ... Read More »

Ballot for the beam construction

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Τhe members who attended the last Tornado AGM in Perth, December 2014, agreed in a proposed recommendation for amemdments in the beam construction. Current rules don’t specify the size of the “optional” bulkheads or if they are transverse or longitudinal. So in order to remove ambiguity we need to change this. In order to do so, a ballot is obligatory. ... Read More »

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