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GJW Direct | International Topper Class Association (GBR)

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

Last chance to apply for Topper Squads

Topper squad applications close on the day of the last squad indicator event. For Topper National Squads, this is Sunday 15th September Read More

Important equipment and new rules updates now available

If you are preparing for a major championship this summer, ensure your boat and sail complies with the latest rule updates. Read More

RYA Youth Racing Committee (YRC)

The RYA is looking for people to sit on Youth Racing Committee (YRC) and would welcome applications from Class Associations and their members. Read More

RIB Custodians Needed

Do you fancy looking after a RIB for ITCA and get expenses for taking to events? Read More

UPDATE - Coach support at the Nationals

ITCA (GBR) are pleased to advise that we are able to take more entries for coach support at the National Championships in Largs. Read More

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From Facebook

Afternoon all.
As some of you may have seen our calendar has been updated and now shows the National Series events for the remainder of our 2019-20 season.
The Notice of Series has been amended showing the cancellation of NS6 as advised in a previous facebook post from us.
Entry for these National Series events opens as of 0900 on the 1st November 2019.
We look forward to seeing you all there.
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Evening All
As you may have seen earlier today an email was sent from Martin Cooper our Class Chair.
After a meeting with the RYA we have decide to reduce the number of NS Events we hold from 6 to 5.
Further details why will be given to you at Squad camps, Zone land days or via your area reps.
Therefore our new calendar for the remainder of the 19/20 season will be:

NS2 WPNSA 22/23 February 20
NS3 Datchet Water Sailing Club 28/29 March 20
NS4 Carsington Sailing Club 2/3 May 20
NS5 Plas Heli, Pwllheli 13/14 June 20

Nationals WPNSA 1 - 7 August 20

We are also moving the date and location for NS1 20. Further information regarding this will follow at a later date.....

Should you have any questions relating to this please do not hesitate to contact your Area Rep or any member of the ITCA Committee.

Many Thanks

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A quick reminder that you need to be a member of ITCA if you are in any of the Topper Squads or planning to compete this coming year:
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