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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

Girls Sail Update

Attention all girl sailors. Girls Sail "Super Zone" training weekends are running at Pennine Sailing Club (2 & 3 June), Medway Yacht Club (23 & 24 June) and Castle Cove Sailing Club (21 & 22 July). Enter now or miss the fun. Read More

Topper Irish Nationals 2018 - RYA British Youth Sailing Team

A reminder that this weekends Inland Championships at Grafham is an indicator event for the Topper Irish nationals team Read More

Success for Former Topper Sailors at the Youth Nationals

Did you ever wonder what happens to Topper sailors after they move from Junior to Youth sailing? Read about their successes at the 2018 RYA Youth Nationals. Read More

Class Secretary

Our existing class secretary, Suzanne Farmer, will be standing down, having spent over a year in the role. We would like to thank Suzanne for her time and efforts in this important role, and are now offering an opportunity for another person to take up the role moving forward. Read More

Girls Sail Training Camp - 7/8 July - Rutland SC

The National Girls Sail residential training camp on 7/8 July at Rutland SC is open for entries. Read More

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