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2015 Annual ISAF Conference in Sanya, China

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Jürgen Jentsch, our president, is representing the ITA these days in the 2015 Annual ISAF Conference which is held in Sanya, China, 7th-14th of November. He will return back on the 14th with new ideas for the development of the class, after meeting some key people and promoting the Tornado boat.   Read More »

2015 UK Tornado National Championships sponsored by Zhik

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Over the weekend of the 26th and 27th September the Tornado Class held their national championships at Weston Sailing Club on Southampton Water. Most of the Tornado fleet arrived on Friday to get boats set up and secure a space in the field in between the other 75 catamarans attending the Cat Open. Saturday Saturday morning provided very light winds ... Read More »

2015 Annual General Meeting

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The Annual General Meeting for 2015 was held on the 8th of September at Yacht Club Carnac, as scheduled with 29 members of the class in attendance. Here are the notes of the meeting: AGM Notes 2015 For any questions or proposals you may contact secretary@tornado-class.org  Read More »

2015 UK Tornado Nationals sponsored by Zhik

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It’s now just over a week until the UK Tornado Sailors will be arriving at Weston Sailing Club near Southampton to battle to be the 2015 UK National Champion. Racing is on the 26th and 27th September but many sailors will arrive on the Friday to set up boats and swap tuning tips. Once again, the UK Tornado Class have ... Read More »

2015 World Championships – Day Four

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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

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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 »

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 »

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