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2017 UK Tornado National Championships

UK Tornado National Championships 2017 - Sailors

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 »

Eight Bells for Giovanni Jahier

Weymouth 1978 Tornado World Championship
helmsman Lorenzo Carmellini
crew Giovanni Jahier

Born 8th January 1943 Died 17 February 2017 He has been always a crew, sailed in Los Angeles pre-Olympics (Long Beach) with Guglielmo Danelon and in the world/European/Kiel/Juan Les pin/ Hyeres/Torbole/Italian championships, for years with different helmsman. Indeed he was in the Italian team for many races everywhere in the world, also written in the Circolo Vela Torbole Hall of ... Read More »

Eurocat 2017 update

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Please find below the 2nd Eurocat newsletter. You’ll read some of the adjustments that the Yacht club Carnac is looking at to keep an interesting regatta. The format of races is changing! We organise a new format of races: Constructed courses like coast course. The Race Committee will be able to use natural marks, instead of buoys. It will save ... Read More »

Mast Order – Agreement

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We have an agreement with Marström which is as follows: When ordering 6 masts we get the following conditions: Price per mast from Sweden 5650€, including VAT  bulk transport costs, transport per mast approx. 600€, for individual transport over shipping forwarder incl. packing approx. 1500€ Payment: 50% at order, 50% before delivery Delivery time: 6 months after payment Order and payment ... Read More »

Happy New Year 2017

Happy New Year 2017

The International Tornado Class Association wishes you a Happy New Year with fantastic sailing! 2017 gives us a great reason to celebrate a little harder, and over and over again – it´s our 50th anniversary.  *For the occasion please send us your best Tornado memories (in any format) so that we can keep celebrating together by sharing our passion! Read More »

RIP Paul Elvstrøm

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7th Dec 2016 One of the World’s greatest sailor passed away. He participated in 8 Olympic games and was the first one who won four gold medals in four consecutive Olympic games. (1948-1960) In 1984 and 1988 Olympics, Elvstrøm and his daughter, Trine, were the first Tornado mixed crew and the only father/daughter crew to have competed together at the ... Read More »

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