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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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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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Evening All
The entry for NS1 Plymouth Youth Sailing closes tomorrow night (8/9/19) at 23:59.
If you applying for one of our squads NS1 is the last qualifier event.
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Evening All
The Sailing Instructions for NS1 are now available on our event pages for you all to read.
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Morning All
The Course Cards for NS1 Plymouth Youth Sailing have been updated and are now available for you all to download and print from the Event Page on our website.
If you have not yet entered for NS1 the online registration closes at 2359 this Sunday 8/9/19.
For those of you thinking about applying for one of our squads NS1 is the last qualifying event.
Please be patient with Russ Dent during NS1. We know you all have concerns relating to the Lower Mast Foot.

Many thanks

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