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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

RYA Squads – approach to training

Following recent publication of the 2018/19 Topper Squad Notice of Selection, this news item aims to provide some clarity regarding the training plan for next years Topper squads starting in October 2018. Read More

Girls Sail Rutland - Entry deadline extended to Friday.

Last few places for the National Girls Sail camp at Rutland on 7th and 8th July are available by signing up online by Friday 15th June Read More

Topper Irish Nationals team announcement

The RYA have now completed selection of the British Youth Sailing Team for the 2018 Topper Irish National Championships. Read More

Coach support for 4.2 sailors at the Topper Nationals

There are still a few places left for 4.2 sailors who would like coach support at this years Topper Nationals at WPNSA Read More

Topper Squads Notice of Selection Published

The Notice of Selection for the 2018-19 RYA and ITCA(GBR) Topper Squads has been published on 1 June 2018. Read More


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