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VOLVO | 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

Ian Walker lands top job at the RYA

Many congratulations to Ian Walker MBE, who has just been appointed as the RYA’s Director of Racing. Read More

Accommodation for 2017 Inland Championships at Grafham

Grafham Water Centre are able to offer bed and breakfast for Friday and Saturday nights of the Inland Championships. Read More

Volunteer needed to look after ITCA rib

We urgently need a new custodian for one of the ITCA ribs. This involves taking the rib to events in return for which a mileage allowance will be paid. If you think that you may be able to help, click for details. Read More

'How do you Measure Up?' - Competition winner announced

The lucky winner is Johnny Woolgar of Papercourt Sailing Club. A top coach will be visiting Papercourt with three race ready Toppers and train Johnny and two other sailors from the club for a day. Read More

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To put on car roof with topper. Please inbox me if you have any for sale.
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Topper hull plate
£20 - Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

Topper hull plate, bought as a spare and unused. These cost £30 new.
Can deliver to Topper Inlands at Grafham.
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Hope you are all ready for next weekend NS4 at Grafham. Flags washed ready for 5.3 committee boat. No excuses you couldn't see them because they were dirty! ... See moreSee less

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