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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

ITCA Ribs urgently need new homes

With sailors moving on to other boats, at least 2 Ribs will require new "custodians" following NS1 in Poole Read More

Car Parking for NS1 at Poole Yacht Club

Parking spaces are available in the public car park at the ferry terminal next to the club. Online payment available now. Read More

2017/18 Squad Application Update

Links are now available on the RYA website for online applications to Zone, Junior and Youth Squads. Read More

Former Topper sailor wins America's Cup

2008 Topper World and National Champion Elliot Hanson was part of the Landrover BAR Academy team that won Red Bull Youth America's Cup in Bermuda earlier this week Read More

Top Tips for National Events

Top Tips from our Topper parents to help sailors, parents, and supporters enjoy our national events to the full. Read More


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