In the first in a new series of five short films about the Topper, Roger Proctor, son of the designer Ian Proctor, talks about the original Topper vision, history, design pedigree and it's relevance in developing world class sailors today. Watch it now 

The key changes being implemented are:

1. Reconstituting the International Committee as follows:

  • The Commodore as Chair

  • Regional Directors

  • Youth Development Director

  • Management Committee

  • Technical Advisor and a Senior Equipment Inspector

Secretary General (SG):

• To be the administrative hub of the class, maintain official class documents and plan, manage, monitor and report on the class finances

• Promote the Class generally, bring together, build, grow and manage ITCA’s online communities by creating and managing content and social media

John Gronan of Topper Sailboats Canada in Quebec confirms that Team Canada will be sending 4 or even 5 sailors to join the fun at the 2019 Topper Worlds in Medemblik! Canada has a steadily growing fleet of Toppers with sailors keen to widen their experience of international competition at the world championships in The Netherlands, July 20-26th.

The 2019 edition of the Topper Class Rules has now published on the World Sailing website. It can be accessed from this link.[24822].pdf

There have been many changes to the rules, including important changes to advertising, kicker, painter and sail numbers.