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2015 World Championships – Day Four

Windrush Tornado Sailing

Two races were completed today after the lay day. The weather was partly cloudy with a nice south wind. The wind direction was stable and its strength varied from 8 to 12 knots. The left side of the course was the favoured one. This was understood by most of the sailors, so the fastest ones won. It was the Greek ... Read More »

2015 Tornado World Championships – Day Three

2015 Tornado World Championships - Fleet Racing

3rd racing day today for the Tornado fleet here in beautiful Carnac. 2 more consecutive races were completed with the first warning signal at exactly 11.00. The wind was stable coming from 75o but again with lots of ups and downs in strength, from 7 to 13 knots. The key for the success was to chase the wind. Dany Paschalidis ... Read More »

2015 Tornado World Championships – Day Two

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The races started early for the second racing day in Carnac. The weather was a bit colder today but the first warning signal was at 11.00 as scheduled with the wind’s strength varying from 8 to 15 knots and its direction from 75 to 90 degrees. The results after the 2nd racing day and 4 races are: Tornado Sport Open ... Read More »

2015 Tornado World Championships – Day 1

Day One of the 2015 Tornado World Championships in Carnac

A sunny and warm day for the first races of the 2015 ISAF Tornado World Championships and Global Mixed Championships here at the Yacht Club of Carnac. The first day is over after 2 nice races and a dinner held in the sailing club. The wind’s direction was stable for racing but had a lot of increases and decreases in ... Read More »

2015 World Championships – Registration Day 1

So here we are!! Today is the first registration day for the 2015 Tornado World Championships in the Yacht Club of Carnac. Almost all participants are here and more than 30 boats are expected to register. The weather seems to get better and better with the wind getting stronger in the afternoon and the tide coming in and out daily.. Read More »

Beam Construction – Ballot Results

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From the 22nd June through to the 23rd July the members of the International Tornado Class Association (ITA) were invited to vote on a new proposal to adjust the class rules around the construction of Tornado beams. This was also discussed at the 2014 World Championships in Perth and all sailors were in favour at that point, the next step ... Read More »

Entry list for the 2015 World Championship

Here is the entry list that we have till now for the 2015 World Championship in Carnac, France. If  you have registered but can not see your name on the list you may send an e-mail to carnac2015@gmail.com and make the registration again. Something went wrong with google for some time that is why some registration forms may be missing. ... Read More »

2015 Annual General Meeting

  The AGM of the International Tornado Class Association for 2015 will be held on Tuesday the 8th of September at 18.30CET in YC Carnac. Draft 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 in 2016   Election of Auditors   Election of Commodores of Honour ... Read More »

Ballot for the beam construction

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Τhe members who attended the last Tornado AGM in Perth, December 2014, agreed in a proposed recommendation for amemdments in the beam construction. Current rules don’t specify the size of the “optional” bulkheads or if they are transverse or longitudinal. So in order to remove ambiguity we need to change this. In order to do so, a ballot is obligatory. ... Read More »

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