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We are proud to be the UK arm of the International Class Association for the Topper sailing dinghy. The Topper is an iconic single handed sailing dinghy that has provided years of pleasure to sailors around the world, with nearly 50,000 boats now sold. From its early days as a family fun boat, a role it still fulfils to perfection, the Topper has evolved to become one of the UKs most popular single handed racing dinghies. Follow the links below to find out more.

Racing and Coaching

As an RYA recognised junior class, Topper racing can be amongst the most varied and competitive in the UK. A class renowned for its friendliness, find out how to race a Topper and join the fun.

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Getting started

Toppers can be found at almost every UK sailing club. With 2 sail choices available, Toppers can now be sailed by everyone from young children through to small adults.

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Toppers near me

ITCA organise training and racing around the UK. With a network of Area Reps, most people will find advice, and fun sailing close to where they live.

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Topper News

Sam Cooper - RYA NW Youth Champion 2017

Sam Cooper from Southport has been named as RYA North West Youth Champion 2017. Read More

Topper Irish Nationals 2017

The Notice of Selection Topper Irish Nationals 2017 draft policy has now been published. Read More

Windy Weekend ahead

With strong winds forecast, now might be the time to consider a switch to the 4.2 fleet. Top Tips from the Safety Team follow Read More

4.2 Sails needed

Can you help some of the smaller sailors by lending them your 4.2 sail this weekend? Read More

Be prepared

Read the attached advice from the Course Safety Leads on sailing at the Winter Regatta and make sure that you are prepared. Read More

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It's even wilder, windier and colder at WPNSA this Monday morning - all credit to the race management team and the sailors for making the most of the better weather yesterday morning ☺☺ ... See moreSee less

Proof of the early start! Well done to the race team for getting some great racing in during the brief window in the forecast! ... See moreSee less

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Hi Topper Sailors & Supporters,

WPNSA will be open from 06:30 tomorrow morning (Sunday 26th February), including the cafeteria which will be serving breakfast.

Any questions, please ask us at Reception.

Many thanks,

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