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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

'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

Re-Activate old Toppers – special offer

Tips and tricks to help you rejuvenate your Topper Read More

Regional All-Girls Training at Datchet on 8 April

Book your place on the Regional All Girls Training day at Datchet Water SC while there are still places available. Read More


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We had some awesome red nose up-cycling at Regional Welsh Squad training this weekend...
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Top weekend at south zone training weekend , top coaching from Abbie and Lynn Billowes thanks . #windyonethisweekend ... See moreSee less

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I wanted to let you all know that our Topper 47781 which was stolen a couple of weeks ago has been returned to us tonight. Thanks to neighbours vigilance the thief has been apprehended!! So if you see this topper on the circuit in the future it will be owned by a very legitimate family! Thanks for all the messages we received on this. ... See moreSee less

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