Welcome to the
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

#SaleFromHome

Latest #SailFromHome timetable for week commencing 8th June Read More

Topper Nationals and NS6 Update

It is with great regret that we are unfortunately cancelling both NS6 and the Nationals. Read More

#SailFromHome-week10

Week commencing 1st June. See the schedule for Junior and Youth #SailFromHome. Read More


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Morning all,
During our Committee Meeting last night it was decided to suspend entry for all our planned NS Events due to a number of ongoing concerns.
We are still trying to ascertain if we can safely run these events during this pandemic.
We will keep you updated as we have further information from our Racing Committee.
We trust you understand why we have taken this hard decision.

ITCA-GBR Committee
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Morning all
Today we should of all been meeting up in Weymouth for the start of our 2020 GJW Direct Topper Nationals.
Unfortunately as you are aware this had to be cancelled but it was decided that we should allow you all the chance to purchase the event clothing which was designed by Ryan Walford.
Please follow the link to get yours:
topper.deco-apparel.com/
Lastly some good news for you all, our system has been set up and all National Series Events for 20-21 have opened for entry as of 0900 this morning.
Rooster Harken Topper Sailboats Optimum Time
Sailingawards Marlow Ropes
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We are looking for a new Events Manager to join the Topper Team!

Are you a people person with excellent time management skills and a positive can do attitude?

If so we would love to hear from you!

Events Manager Role Description: www.itca-gbr.co.uk/topper-news/events-manager/

Applications with a covering email and cv to Class Secretary by 31st July.
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Virtual AGM - Thursday 6th August at 7pm

More details to follow via email.
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