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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 »

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

  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 »

2015 Tornado European Championships – Final Results

2015 Tornado European Champions

Gaeblers are the 2015 European Open and Mixed champions!!! 28 teams from 9 different countries battled for the 2015 European title in Y.C. Jestrabi in Cerna v Posumavi, Czech Republic. The weather varied from day to day from hot and sunny to cold and cloudy but the sailing conditions remained difficult and demanding either way. There were a lot of ... Read More »

2015 Tornado European Championships – Day Three

Team Gaebler Tornado Sailing Lake Lipno

2015 Tornado European Championships – Day 3 Only one race was completed on the 3rd day of the 2015 Tornado Europeans, as thunderstorms were about to come in lake Lipno. Wind varied from 6 till 12 knots during the race and the shifts were dominant once more. The German crew of Roland and Nahid Gaebler finished first and are now ... Read More »

2015 Tornado European Championships – Day Two

Team Betz Tornado Sailing

2015 Tornado Open and Mixed European Championships – Day 2 Postponement was on at the begging of Day 2 at lake Lipno but the breeze increased soon so all the boats were on water before 2 p.m.. The wind was shifty again today and ranged from 7 to 12 knots offering three amazing races to the sailors. Dany Paschalidis and ... Read More »

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