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Excellent Tornado competition on the Chiemsee lake

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Last weekend 29.04.-01.05.2016 the Open Tornado German Championship was held on the Chiemsee lake. Fraueninsel island was hosting competitors from six countries: Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Greece, Poland and Australia. The competition was scheduled for 3 days and 8 races were planned. However, there were only two racing days, due to lack of wind on Sunday. Sunny weather and the ... Read More »

2016 German championship final day

2016 German Open Champions

Roland and Nahid Gaebler are the 2016 German Open champions after a great performance!! No more  races were completed today due to lack of wind, but the previous racing days in medium to light wind were really satisfying!! Mr Presidents, Jürgen Jentsch and Kostas Trigonis gained the 2nd place while Bob and Marc Baier the 3rd! Congratulations to all the ... Read More »

2016 German Open National day 2 – news

2016 German nationals

The second day of the 2016 German open National championship is over, with the participation of 13 boats from Australia, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany and Poland  at beautiful Fraueninsel of lake Chiemsee, Germany Beside the light wind conditions of day 1, the second day offered wonderful sailing conditions with a thermic NorthEast wind of 10-16 knots. The nice barbeque that ... Read More »

German National Championship

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The German national championship for 2016 will be held during the 29th of April and the 1st of May from Wassersportverein Fraueninsel on te Fraueninsel on Lake Chiemsee! Here is the NoR and for more information visit: http://wvf-chiemsee.de/   The WVF sailing club has been organizing the Föhnhorn Tornado class regattas since 1970. German nationals were held there in 1972, 1977 ... Read More »

French National championship

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The 2016 French national championship starts on the 29th of April in Yacht club Carnac, our last World Championship venue! Nice wind condition is expected! The championship will be held together with the Eurocat regatta!   Find all information here: http://www.yccarnac.com/Eurocat.html Read More »

8 bells for Roel de Groot

Featured Roel de Groot

Roel started sailing catamarans about 25 years ago. His first boat was a Prindle 18-2, which he was sailing with his wife Petra Akkerman. Later Roel changed the Prindle to a more comfortable Nacra 6.0. His wife Petra got Roel persuaded to sailing the Tornado. Around 2011 Roel telephoned Eric de Rijt, if they could go to have a look at ... Read More »

2016 Annual General Meeting

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Notice of the 2016 Annual General Meeting The AGM of the International Tornado Class Association will be held on Monday the 13th of June at 19.00CET in Lindauer Segler Club, am Segelhafen 3, 88131 Lindau /B. 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 ... Read More »

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