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

All Events and Training cancelled until April 30th

Following a review with the RYA, it has been agreed that all RYA and ITCA (GBR) training and events scheduled between now and April 30th will be cancelled Read More

Important equipment and new rules updates now available

If you are preparing for a major championship this summer, ensure your boat and sail complies with the latest rule updates. Read More

RYA Youth Racing Committee (YRC)

The RYA is looking for people to sit on Youth Racing Committee (YRC) and would welcome applications from Class Associations and their members. Read More

RIB Custodians Needed

Do you fancy looking after a RIB for ITCA and get expenses for taking to events? Read More

Topper Short Films: Stage 5 - Reactivate

In this final short film of the series, sailors talk about the unique ‘bullet proof’ features of the Topper, its sustainable credentials and the ability for older boats to be easily reactivated into top flight racing boats again. Read More

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Following the latest update in guidance from the RYA ITCA-GBR are now cancelling all planned activities until 31st May 2020.
This includes NS Events, Squads, Travellers and Open Coaching.
ITCA-GBR will refund in full all those that have entered NS4.
Travellers & Open Coaching your Area Reps will either refund you in full or contact you regarding their intentions.
We are communicating with the RYA regarding Squads and will keep you all updated as we have further information.


Owing to the cancellation of this years Worlds at Lake Garda we have decided to host an extra NS Event if current restrictions have been lifted.
This event will take place on the weekend of 11/12 July 2020 at Carsington Sailing Club.
Further details will follow.

Once again please all keep safe, look after each other and we look forward to seeing you on the water soon.
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World Sailing launched their #SailingAllTogether campaign.
The aim is to collect sailing videos from all around the world and share some positivity through the power of sport!

The best way is to send them via email to

You can send directly as an attachment, via for larger files, or by sending a direct download link from Google Drive or DropBox.

Alternatively, you can send them via Direct Message on any of our social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

If you’d like to join in by posting a video on your own social media channels, please use the #SailingAllTogether hashtag.

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