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Tornado World Championships - Rolling waves enter the Bay

by Andrew Dowley on 4 Oct 2013
2013 Tornado World Championship day 3 Martina Barnetova
At the Tornado World Championships on Wednesday evening, a number of competitors travelled across the island of Ibiza to the Blue Marlin Beach Club, a main sponsor of the Tornado World Championships. A lovely exclusive beach club in a beautiful location with fantastic food and atmosphere - highly recommended to anyone who visits Ibiza.

With Wednesday as a lay day, the sailors were raring to go on Thursday morning. The weather had changed overnight with the sun hiding behind the clouds and the wind blowing a steady force 3-4 from the East. The change in wind direction bought large rolling waves into the bay and the race course, with the wave height around a maximum of 2.5m.


The brisk easterly and lumpy sea was challenging for most, but the front runners including the Greek team of Iordanis Paschalidis and Konstantinos Trigonis followed by Italian and German teams had pulled away from the main fleet by the end of the first downwind leg. By the end of the race the fleet was spread across the course with several crews retiring from the race. Iordanis and Konstantinos held onto the top spot for race 5 putting them out in front in the championships by 10 points.

At the end of the first race, the race committee took the decision to abandon the second race due to poor conditions and the number of boats returned to shore with damage.


With five races completed, there’s still plenty to play for going into Friday with only one discard counting so far.

Tonight the sailors will enjoy a BBQ night hosted by the club. Tomorrow there are another two races scheduled and the club may decide to bring the race missed today back into Friday’s agenda.

TORNADO OPEN & MIXED WORLD CHAMPINSHIP
TROFEO ENDESA

28/09/2013 - 05/10/2013

 

CLASIFICACION GENERAL

Clase : TORNADO

Descartes : 1

 

Pos

Nº.Vela

Patrón

Tripulación

Federación

Categoría

1

2

3

4

5

Puntos

1

GRE-7

IORDANIS PASCHALIDIS

KONSTANTINOS TRIGONIS

GREECE

OPEN

1

2

1

1

1

4

2

GER-1

ROLAND GAEBLER

NAHID GAEBLER

GERMANY

MIXED

5

3

3

4

4

14

3

AUS-328

BRETT BURVILL

FARIS AZNAN

AUSTRALIA

OPEN

4

6

2

3

7

15

4

CZE-686

DAVID KRIZEK

ZDENEK ADAM

CZECH REPUBLIC

OPEN

3

8

4

5

6

18

5

GER-2

MAKUS BETZ

NIKOLAS BETZ

GERMANY

OPEN

6

4

6

6

5

21

6

SUI-232

JEAN-MARC CUANILLON

GUDRUN KOLB

SWITZERLAND

MIXED

11

5

8

10

8

31

7

GER-100

JOSEF GUNKEL

DAVID GUNKEL

GERMANY

OPEN

7

7

5

17

13

32

8

AUS-325

ALLAN GAMBLE

KIM NICHOLAS

AUSTRALIA

OPEN

8

9

7

14

10

34

9

GRE-11

NIKOLAOS MAUROS

ALEXANDROS TAGAROPOULOS

GREECE

OPEN

2

1

31
DNC

31
DNC

2

36

10

FRA-294

JEAN CARON

THOMAS JULES

FRANCE

OPEN

31
DNC

11

13

9

15

48

11

GER-69

DIETER MAURER

KATRIN OLDENBURG

GERMANY

MIXED

10

13

9

20

18

50

12

AUT-372

MICHAEL SCHÖNLEITNER

PHILIPP RAKUSCHAN

AUSTRIA

OPEN

31
DNC

16

14

11

9

50

13

GRE-77

MARIA TSAOUSIDOU

MICHAEL PAPADOPOULOS

GREECE

MIXED

12

31
DNC

10

12

16

50

14

AUS-326

PAUL RAYMOND

STEPHEN HERMANSON

AUSTRALIA

OPEN

9

17

31
DNF

15

11

52

15

AUS-8

PAUL PETERSON

PHIL PETERSON

AUSTRALIA

OPEN

19

31
DNC

15

7

12

53

16

ESP-211

JÜRGEN JENTSCH

SARAH STEIMER KLEES

SPAIN

MIXED

17

20

12

16

14

59

17

AUT-377

MANFRED SCHÖNLEITNER

GEORG HIRSCH-STRONSTORFF

AUSTRIA

OPEN

31
DNC

15

11

8

31
DNC

65

18

ITA-8

MATTEO FERRAGLIA

LORENZO BIANCHINI

ITALY

OPEN

31
DNC

31
DNC

31
OCS

2

3

67

19

GBR-415

MICHAELA DOWLEY

ANDREW DOWLEY

GREAT BRITAIN

MIXED

14

18

31
DNF

13

31
DNF

76

20

GBR-424

LEE HARRISON

PAUL HARRISON

GREAT BRITAIN

OPEN

18

21

18

21

19

76

21

AUS-226

STEFAN BERNSDORF

CHRISTINE MYERS

AUSTRALIA

MIXED

15

22

21

23

31
DNC

81

22

GER-4

WILFRIED JODORF

STEFAN LIPPERT

GERMANY

OPEN

31
DNC

14

19

22

31
DNC

86

23

CZE-62

ZDENEK PAVLIS

MICHAELA PAVLISOVA

CZECH REPUBLIC

MIXED

31
DNC

12

22

24

31
DNF

89

24

GER-947

WILHELM GUGGENMOS

ALEXANDER MAIER

GERMANY

OPEN

16

23

20

31
DNC

31
DNF

90

25

ESP-11

VICENTE AMENGUAL RIBAS

NEUS TORRES RAMIS

SPAIN

MIXED

20

19

31
DNC

31
DNC

20

90

26

AUT-379

DOMINIK KOPP

FLORIAN KOPP

AUSTRIA

OPEN

31
DNC

10

31
DNF

19

31
DNC

91

27

GER-44

INGO GEBHARDT

CLAUS LUGER

GERMANY

OPEN

13

31
DNC

16

31
DNC

31
DNC

91

28

GBR-431

STEVE CLYNN

TOM DUCKMANTON

GREAT BRITAIN

OPEN

31
DNC

31
DNC

17

18

31
DNC

97

29

GER-99

KLAUS ROCHOLL

SVEN RAUSCH

GERMANY

OPEN

31
DNC

31
DNC

31
DNF

31
DNC

17

110

30

ESP-19

PHILIPPE DUPIEREUX

MANUEL SCIARRA

SPAIN

OPEN

31
DNC

31
DNC

31
OCS

31
DNC

31
DNC

124

 

TORNADO OPEN & MIXED WORLD CHAMPINSHIP
TROFEO ENDESA

28/09/2013 - 05/10/2013

 

CLASIFICACION GENERAL

Clase : TORNADO MIXED

Descartes : 1

 

Pos

Nº.Vela

Patrón

Tripulación

Categoría

1

2

3

4

5

Puntos

1

GER-1

ROLAND GAEBLER

NAHID GAEBLER

MIXED

1

1

1

1

1

4

2

SUI-232

JEAN-MARC CUANILLON

GUDRUN KOLB

MIXED

3

2

2

2

2

8

3

GER-69

DIETER MAURER

KATRIN OLDENBURG

MIXED

2

4

3

6

5

14

4

GRE-77

MARIA TSAOUSIDOU

MICHAEL PAPADOPOULOS

MIXED

4

10
DNC

4

3

4

15

5

ESP-211

JÜRGEN JENTSCH

SARAH STEIMER KLEES

MIXED

7

7

5

5

3

20

6

GBR-415

MICHAELA DOWLEY

ANDREW DOWLEY

MIXED

5

5

10
DNC

4

10
DNC

24

7

AUS-226

STEFAN BERNSDORF

CHRISTINE MYERS

MIXED

6

8

6

7

10
DNC

27

8

CZE-62

ZDENEK PAVLIS

MICHAELA PAVLISOVA

MIXED

10
DNC

3

7

8

10
DNC

28

9

ESP-11

VICENTE AMENGUAL RIBAS

NEUS TORRES RAMIS

MIXED

8

6

10
DNC

10
DNC

6

30


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