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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

ITCA-GBR are pleased to announce that we have now finalised the new date and location for NS1 2020/21.
This will take place at Draycote Water Sailing Club on the weekend of 3/4 October 2020.
Put it in your diary ready.
We will announce the rest of the sailing calendar for the 20/21 season as soon we have all the dates confirmed.
Many thanks
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Looking forward to NS2 - a gentle reminder that you need to be a member of ITCA and to have a valid championship number! EMail: secretary@itca-gbr.co.uk if you have any queries! ... See moreSee less

ITCA-GBR would like to wish all our members past, present and their families a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year for 2020.
We would also like to thank our sponsors and partners for their support during 2019 and continued support into 2020.
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We look forward to seeing you all at NS2 @ WPNSA
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