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2016 Tornado Worlds – Day 5

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

 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

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

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 »

2016 Tornado Worlds – Day 1

Tornado World Championship June 10th to 17th 2016 Lindau, Bodensee   Tough kick-off The Greeks heading for title defense   The Lake Constance claimed its tribute during the first two races at the world championship of  the Tornado class in Lindau. Numerous capsizes and damages lead to significant numbers of retirements. Eleven competitors only out of 32 could finish the ... Read More »

2016 Tornado Worlds Opening Ceremony

So here we are Lindauer Segler-Club e.V. for the 1st day of the Tornado World Championships!! After a beautiful opening ceremony at the Old Townhall of the city, we are about to see who will be this year’s champion! The common opinion is in favour of Gavin Colby and Billy Leonard !! The first warning signal is today at 13.00 ... Read More »

Excellent Tornado competition on the Chiemsee lake

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

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 »

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