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Topper

Topper

The Topper is a very popular single-handed dinghy that is robust, car toppable & easy to rig. There is a large UK and World circuit.

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Show news Minima Annual Regatta
First club in this neck of the Thames to hold a regatta during COVID
Posted on 7 Sep
Royal Harwich Yacht Club Junior Race Week
A fantastic week of racing for 60 junior and youth sailors
Posted on 24 Aug
All the Fs in sailing
Fantastic full on fast, fun, and FLAT bottomed - the scow
Posted on 30 Jul
Topper Regional Open at Draycote Water
Fantastic conditions as events start up again
Posted on 21 Jul
ITCA launched new website
The new website is designed to be the global hub
Posted on 3 Jun
eSailing Eric Twiname Junior Championships
203 sailors from 6 classes take part with 12 making it to the live final
Posted on 10 May
Re-Activate a Topper - Tips from the experts
With some know-how and a bit of effort these boats can easily be restored
Posted on 27 Mar
The NEW Topper 6.4
Unveiled at the RYA Dinghy Show in London
Posted on 11 Mar
Custom Rigging Frostbites at Kinsale Yacht Club
Finishing in very challenging conditions
Posted on 9 Mar
NeilPryde Sailing Team Riders announced for 2020
Representing a broad cross section across dinghy classes
Posted on 3 Mar
Toppers, Stick Daring and fire engine at Weir Wood
Winter coaching, tales of dinghy cruising, and more antics
Posted on 20 Jan
Leigh & Lowton Junior Winter Regatta 2020
40 entries from right across the North of England & Wales
Posted on 13 Jan
JMST and RYA OnBoard partner up
Delighted sailors have been awarded exclusive use of a boat
Posted on 26 Nov 2019
Sailors selected for the RYANI Youth Programme
36 youngsters from Northern Ireland will be supported along their journey
Posted on 19 Nov 2019
Ballyholme YC Junior Icebreaker Series Week 4
Daniel Palmer seems a little predictable
Posted on 18 Nov 2019
South West Topper Traveller at Brixham
23 keen young sailors for the final event of the season
Posted on 17 Oct 2019
Rooster Southern Topper Travellers at Bosham
"This is our favourite Topper fixture of the year"
Posted on 16 Oct 2019
Horning SC End of Season regatta
45 boats racing on Hoveton Little Broad
Posted on 14 Oct 2019
Young North Wales sailors gets her own boat
Bethany Doga started sailing at the age of 10 at an All-Afloat project in Colwyn Bay
Posted on 12 Oct 2019
One Design PROtect Tapes
A set of cut pieces tailored to your class
Posted on 10 Oct 2019
30th RYANI Youth Championships
Strangford Lough YC reduce paper and plastic usage at event
Posted on 4 Oct 2019
2019 Welsh Regional Championships at Mumbles
Around 80 of the best up and coming sailors brave testing conditions
Posted on 25 Sep 2019
KSSA Annual Regatta
61 Kent school children and youths race at Whistable
Posted on 19 Sep 2019
RYA Midlands Youth Series Finale at Bartley
Day begins with a rousing chorus of Happy Birthday
Posted on 19 Sep 2019
Topper Traveller at Chipstead
This event is unique on the circuit, as it mixes juniors with veterans
Posted on 16 Sep 2019
Young Welsh sailors to meet in Mumbles
Regional Youth Championships might find the next Hannah Mills
Posted on 16 Sep 2019
Topper Traveller at Bough Beech
Racing, coaching, and fun sessions
Posted on 12 Sep 2019
Autumn Events at Shustoke Sailing Club
A busy few months of open events ahead
Posted on 18 Aug 2019
Salcombe Yacht Club Annual Regatta
A huge mix of sun, wind and rain for the 183 competing boats
Posted on 16 Aug 2019
Rooster Topper Worlds at Medemblik
209 Topper sailors from 12 nations gather
Posted on 2 Aug 2019
Links
Topper UK Nationals Attendance
see the full nationals attendance table here

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Oliver Boyle's Sea Shrimp during the Carey Olsen Jersey Regatta
© Simon Ropert
Minima YC Regatta 2020 - New Sailors winner Henry Medcalf's Topper just in front as they come away from the top mark ahead of Lab Mo's Solo and James Budden's Enterprise
© Rob Mayley
Izzy Denby was very happy to receive the ‘Two Fat Ladies' shield during the Dyson Dash
© Adrian Trice
Is Ted Baber's Topper challenging Dave Adam's Contender on the upwind leg during the Dyson Dash?
© Adrian Trice
Issy Denby (46870) did well to finish all three races and win the ‘Two Fat Ladies' shield during the Dyson Dash
© Adrian Trice
Pennine Sailing Club Kids Week 2020
© Tom Oldrini
Royal Harwich Yacht Club Junior Race Week
© Carly Jones
Royal Harwich Yacht Club Junior Race Week
© Carly Jones
In later life Ian Proctor would talk about the Topper as one of the designs that gave him great pleasure
© David Henshall
Topper Regional Open at Draycote Water
© Dave Rowe
Topper Regional Open at Draycote Water
© Dave Rowe
UYC boats sail past the Birkett plaque on Kailpot Crag
© Andrew Bailey
Young Topper sailor Leon Kadioglu during the West Kirby Sailing Club Season Opener on the Dee Estuary
© Trevor Jenkins
Back out on the water at Downs Sailing Club
© Downs SC
Notts County Youth Squad training day
© Hilary Whittington
Re-Activate a Topper
© Mark Jardine
The new Topper 6.4 rig
© ITCA
James Crossley win the Junior fleet in the Seldén SailJuice Winter Series
© Tim Olin / www.olinphoto.co.uk
James Crossley during the 2020 Tiger Trophy
© Tim Olin / www.olinphoto.co.uk
Rebecca Shearer making waves on a downwind finish in the STRA Schools Sprints at Linlithgow Loch
© Peter Collings
Roo Purves leading the Toppers through the first gate from a reaching start in the STRA Schools Sprints at Linlithgow Loch
© Tom Goodman
Topper London and South East Squad winter coaching at Weir Wood
© Christopher Hopkins
GJW Direct Bloody Mary 2020
© Tim Olin / www.olinphoto.co.uk
46th GJW Direct Bloody Mary
© Mark Jardine / YachtsandYachting.com
46th GJW Direct Bloody Mary
© Mark Jardine / YachtsandYachting.com
46th GJW Direct Bloody Mary
© Mark Jardine / YachtsandYachting.com
46th GJW Direct Bloody Mary
© Mark Jardine / YachtsandYachting.com
46th GJW Direct Bloody Mary
© Mark Jardine / YachtsandYachting.com
46th GJW Direct Bloody Mary
© Mark Jardine / YachtsandYachting.com
46th GJW Direct Bloody Mary
© Mark Jardine / YachtsandYachting.com