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The 2016 European champions

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Let’s read what the European champions , Nikolaos Mavros and Alexandros Tagaropoulos have to say.. When asked, Alexandros Tagaropoulos mentioned: ” It is never easy to win any championship, especially when a total of 10 races is sailed. You need to sail your best every day and without making mistakes or at least by making fewer mistakes than your opponents. ... Read More »

2016 Tornado Europeans – Final

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The 2016 Tornado Europeans have come to an end! After a great race and after taking their usual bath on the last day of the event, Nikolaos Mavros and Alexandros Tagaropoulos from Greece managed to maintain their lead since the beginning of the championship, becoming this year’s Open European Champions!! The broken trapeze wire on the penultimate race was not able ... Read More »

2016 Tornado Europeans – Day 3

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2 difficult races today in Cesenatico! The very light wind from northeast – east was shifty and the current was decisive!! Nick Mavros and Alex Tagaropoulos scored the bullet in the first race of the day and they discarded their second race. Still leading the fleet!! On the second position Maria Tsaousidou and Marc Baier after scoring a 5th and ... Read More »

2016 Tornado Europeans – Day 2

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Light winds again on the second day of our European championship. The wind was blowing from the northeast and the left side was the favoured one although the wind shifted to the right!! Nick Mavros and Alex Tagaropoulos are still leading the board besides they were not the leaders in today’s races. They scored a second and a fourth. On ... Read More »

2016 Tornado Europeans – Day 1

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Cesenatico. Italy. 22.06 1st day of the 2016 European championship in front of the beautiful beach of Cesenatico, Italy. The Italians welcomed us with nice food and drinks and the races started on time. The light wind was coming from the northeast and its speed varied from 6 to 9 knots. The sailors seem to be ready for a lot ... Read More »

2016 Tornado Worlds – Final Day 6

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Tornado Worlds are decided One more Title for the Greek Defenders: Gold for the Red Bull team of Iordanis Paschalidis and Konstantinos Trigonis The old ones are the new ones: World Champions of the Tornado class are Iordanis Paschalidis and Konstantinos Trigonis from Thessaloniki (Greece). They impressed with a series of six wins and one fourth place. They are again ... Read More »

2016 Tornado Worlds – Day 5

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Greek Defenders Dominate the Fleet Lindau, Germany Only one race was sailed on Thursday (16th June) at the World Championships of the Tornado class in Lindau (Lake Constance), race number six. The leading three teams extended their lead. In the evening heavy rain returned again. The race started at 1 pm as scheduled with 8-10 knots wind from West. It ... Read More »

2016 Tornado Worlds – Day 3

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 Defenders from Greece extend their lead once more on the third day Lindau, Germany  It was a long event day on the Lake Constance for all until the fourth race of the world championship of the Tornado class was over. At first no wind at all, followed by a thunderstorm, after the calm the fleet went afloat, the first race had to be ... Read More »

2016 Annual General Meeting – Notes

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The Annual General Meeting for 2016 was held on on Monday the 13th of June at 19.00CET in Lindauer Segler Club, as scheduled with 32 members of the class in attendance. Here are the notes of the meeting: 2016 AGM notes For any questions or proposals you may contact secretary@tornado-class.org Read More »

2016 Tornado Worlds – Day 2

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Tornado Worlds 2016 – Day 2 Lindau, Germany  Sun, wind and rain on and off – these were the ingredients of the weather kitchen on Monday, the second race day of the world championship of the Tornado class in Lindau. The third race started at 2 pm with southerly winds. Already on the second downwind leg the fleet was far stretched over ... Read More »

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