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Tornado World Championships - Perfect conditions on day 4

'2012 Tornado World Championships'    Martina Barnetova

The third day of the 2012 Tornado World Championships was a write off with no wind on Wednesday. The race committee evaluated their decision again at 2pm CET but then cancelled racing for the day with not a breath of wind in sight.

On Wednesday evening the class held the Annual General Meeting. There was good attendance with the main point of discussion around where the class now goes and how we promote this fantastic multihull to new sailors now we are officially no longer an Olympic class. There was also some change within the committee with Roland and Nahid Gaebler standing down from their positions as President and Treasurer.

On behalf of the class, I would personally like to say a massive thank you to Roland and Nahid for their hard work and dedication over the past few years. Roland has been the figure head at the front of the push to regain Olympic status and put hours of his own personal time into promoting the class and boat he loves so much.

There are new horizons ahead with lots of keen sailors who enjoy sailing the boat. Jurgen Jentsch will now take over as President of the ITA.

Day four was the complete opposite to day three with sailors waking up to beautiful sunshine across Lake Garda and the wind building.

2012 Tornado World Championships -  Martina Barnetova  

The racing started at 1PM CET with race 6 of the 2012 World Championships. Clear skies and the famous Ora winds kicking in from the South to set up perfect conditions for the sailors. There was a steady 10 - 12 knots of breeze across the race course for race one. Of course in first place were Team Redbull followed by Roland and Nahid Gaebler who had a consistent day on the water. In third place were Nikos Mavros and Alexander Tagaropoulos.

The wind picked up for race two with 18 – 20 knots blowing but still the right hand side of the course being the best route as it always is in Lake Garda. The sailors who judged the upwind lay line best came out at the front of the fleet but others missed the lay line losing up to 20 places in the fleet.

Matteo Ferraglia and Lorenzo Bianchini who are currently sitting in second place overall were unable to start the second race due to a boat breakage which they managed to fix this evening. Again Iordanis and Kostas came out with another bullet followed by Roland and Nahid then Brett and Ryan who sit in third place overall.

The Greeks are now only one race away from winning the World Championships for the second time in a row.

There is a big gap in the fleet after eighth place but with lots of individual battles making great racing for the whole fleet.

2012 Tornado World Championships -  Martina Barnetova  

2012 Tornado World Championships -  Martina Barnetova  

2012 Tornado World Championships -  Martina Barnetova  


Results

Number

Numero

Name

Points

Race 1

Race 2

Race 3

Race 4

Race 5

Race 6

Race 7

1

GRE 7

Iordanis Paschalidis, Konstantinos Trigkonis, Nautikal Club Thessaloniki

6,0

1

1

1

1

-2

1

1

2

ITA 8

Matteo Ferraglia, Lorenzo Bianchini, CV ARCO

19,0

2

3

4

5

1

4

(dns)

3

AUS 330

Brett Burvill, Ryan Duffield, Nedlands Yacht Club

24,0

3

4

2

3

-10

9

3

4

GER 1

Roland Gaebler, Nahid Gaebler, MIX, KYC-NRV

26,0

7

5

3

7

-13

2

2

5

GRE 11

Nikos Mavros, Alexander Tagaropoulos, Nautical club of Thessaloniki

32,0

5

9

7

-11

4

3

4

6

AUT 377

Manfred Schönleitner, Georg Hirsch-Stronstorff, Union Yachtclub Attersee

32,0

4

6

8

4

3

7

(dns)

7

SUI 228

Martin Rusterholz, Simon Koster, RVS

34,0

-12

8

6

2

5

8

5

8

CZE 686

David Krizek, Adam Zdenek, YC LP

35,0

6

2

5

6

-18

5

11

9

SUI 22

Marcel Steiner, Jörg Steiner, Simpl

53,0

8

-12

10

9

7

12

7

10

GBR 7

Joe Bennett, Marko Reynolds, Felixstowe Ferry SC

54,0

10

11

-14

8

9

10

6

11

AUS 325

Allan Gamble, Kim Nicholas, Nedlands Yacht Club

76,0

9

13

19

-29

11

11

13

12

SUI 232

Jean-Marc Cuanillon, Michael Gloor, YCB / SCH

78,0

21

-24

17

13

6

6

15

13

GER 69

Dieter Maurer, Maren Odefey, MIX, LYC

86,0

11

17

9

12

14

23

-27

14

GER 60

Arndt Meyer, Manfred Syrowy, YCN

89,0

13

7

12

19

24

-28

14

15

GER 100

Josef Gunkel, David Gunkel, SCFF

98,0

20

18

-25

18

8

18

16

16

GER 205

Stefan Lippert, Thomas Grassl, FCSS

101,0

16

16

15

15

-31

13

26

17

AUT 354

Heinz Boehler, Markus Pinggera, YCRhd

104,0

-23

10

21

17

12

22

22

18

GER 4

Wilfried Jodorf, Ludwig Boecker, FCSS

109,0

-22

22

20

16

15

16

20

19

AUS 305

Paul Peterson, Jared Eyles, Nedlands Yacht Club

110,0

17

21

23

22

19

(ocs)

8

20

GER 2

Betz Markus, Betz Andreas, SMCÜ / RVÜ

114,0

19

19

16

10

(dns)

dns

9

21

GER 99

Klaus Rocholl, Sven Rausch, Lübecker Yachtclub

118,0

28

(dns)

18

14

25

15

18

22

NZL 89

Aaron Young, Robert Butterfield, Timaru Yacht & Power Boat Club

124,0

25

20

11

-30

26

30

12

23

AUT 3

Dietmar Salzmann, Arno Müller, YCRhd

126,0

15

14

28

28

20

21

(dns)

24

ESP 211

Jentsch Jürgen, Steimer Klees Sarah, MIX, SCFF/ CNSE

133,0

-33

23

27

26

27

20

10

25

GBR 11

John Ready, Matt Johnson, MYC

135,0

24

25

26

27

16

(dns)

17

26

GER 947

Guggenmos Wilhelm, Maier Alex, Segelclub Füssen Forggensee

138,0

18

15

24

(dns)

32

25

24

27

GER 111

Hayung Schodde, Björn Helmerichs, Wilhelmshavener Segelclub

142,0

14

(ocs)

22

dns

23

19

23

28

GER 990

Hannes Jantke, Philipp Wetzig, Segel-Club Salzgitter e.V.

143,0

27

26

13

(dns)

dns

17

19

29

FRA 294

Jean Caron, Guillerme Nicolas, Yacht Club De Carnac

151,0

-31

27

30

23

21

29

21

30

ESP 15

Dominik Kopp, Florian Kopp, Segelclub Mattsee

154,0

32

30

29

20

17

26

(dns)

31

SUI 223

Laurent Béguelin, Mottier Frédéric, CVMC

158,0

29

-34

31

24

22

24

28

32

AUT 337

Kurt Waibel, Denise Waibel, MIX, YCH

170,0

-34

33

32

25

33

14

33

33

AUT 269

Jens Haefner, Stefan Neussl, ÖSV

178,0

30

31

37

21

34

(ocs)

25

34

SUI 226

Gudrun Kolb, Dylan Teal, MIX, SCRG

182,0

35

29

-36

31

28

27

32

35

ESP 1

Antonio Bolado Cantera, Aurelio Martínez Gutiérrez, Real Club Maritimo De Santande

192,0

-37

35

35

33

29

31

29

36

AUT 371

Harald Breitfuss, Anna Breitfuss, MIX, SYC

192,0

-36

32

34

32

30

33

31

37

GBR 403

barry arnison, Nicole Davy Burton, MIX, gratham water

211,0

-38

37

33

35

36

35

35

38

ITA 25

Lorenzo Sclavi, Paolo Reggio, yacht club italiano

213,0

26

28

(dns)

dns

dns

36

dns

39

GER 1103

Jochen Seifert, Dusi Barske, Augsburger Segler-Club, Royal

214,0

(dnf)

36

dnf

34

35

34

34

40

SUI 229

Christian Manz, Artur von Scala, SIMPL

226,0

(dns)

dns

dns

dns

dns

32

30


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