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2017 Open Greek Nationals

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The Nautical club of Thessaloniki hosts the 2017 Open Greek Nationals from 25 till 27 August. Just before the Worlds giving sailors the opportunity to train all together 9 races are sceduled with the first race on the 25th of August at 14.00 Register till the 23rd of August by e mailing nautical@ncth.gr with the title “2017 Tornado Open Greek” ... Read More »

Final day – 2017 Europeans

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Centro Vela Dervio, lake Como, Italy 23 July 2017 Medals are decided! The Hellenic Police team of Nikolaos Mavros and Alexandros Tagaropoulos, GRE 11 had their goal set on becoming European Tornado Open champions for the second time in a row and they did it! After finishing 1st in 6 out of 8 races no one can challenge their sovereignty ... Read More »

Day 3 – 2017 Europeans

Centro Vela Dervio, lake Como, Italy 22 July 2017 After the thunderstorm and a lot of rain last night a clear sky and a wind of maximum 13 knots made the ideal conditions to complete another 2 races back to back. The wind was very shifty, ranging from 160 to 200 degrees. The race comittee did an amazing job coping ... Read More »

Day 2 – 2017 Europeans

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Centro Vela Dervio, lake Como, Italy 21 July 2017 Mavros and Tagalopoulos, GRE 11 set the pace off the starting line and led the pack, racking up two bullets in equal number of races today, standing now in 1st place overall.  Marcel and Joerg Steiner did not manage to maintain their yesterday’s lead beside scoring a rather satisfying result, two ... Read More »

Day 1 – 2017 Europeans

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Centro Vela Dervio, lake Como 20 July 2017   The first day of the championship started with a skipper’s meeting at 11.00. Ideal sailing conditions with south- southeast wind around 10 knots made the 1st start exciting. The boats were widely spread apart on the starting line with most of the fleet choosing the right side of the race course. ... Read More »

2017 German Open Nationals

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The President of the ITA (International Tornado Association) and the SCFF (Segelclub Füssen Forggensee) Jürgen Jentsch and his wife Sarah took the overall victory of the Tornado German National Championships 2017 on their home lake in Bavaria. 19 Tornado teams were on the start line from 3 Nations (Germany, Poland and Austria). Sarah and Jürgen Jentsch had great boat speed ... Read More »

2017 UK Tornado National Championships

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Over the weekend of the 10th and 11th June the Tornado fleet headed to Thorpe Bay for a weekend of racing to fight out who would be national champion. Six of the eleven boats competing in the nationals had a slight upper hand going into the event after attending a class training day with Chris Rashley two weeks before. The ... Read More »

Notice of the 2017 Annual General Meeting

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The AGM of the International Tornado Class Association will be held on Monday the 1st of September at 18.00CET (20.00 local time) at the venue of Nautical club Thessaloniki.  Agenda Apologies for absence Approval of the minutes of the last AGM President’s Report Secretary’s Report Treasurer’s Report Events and class promotion in 2018 Any other business Any motion other than ... Read More »

2017 Europeans Update – NoR

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2017 Tornado European Open, Mixed and Youth Championships will be held between the 19th and 23rd of July in the very beautiful scenery of Dervio, Lago di Como, Italy!!! Notice of Race Notice of Race Cisalpino Trophy Entry Form More information coming soon: http://www.tornado-class.org/events/european-championships   Read More »

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