After a glorious week of racing in Medemblik, The Netherlands, two new World Champions were crowned.

Yushuo Liao of Vanhang Sailing from China was the gold medal winner in the Topper 4.2  fleet, with runner up Bjorn Handley of Queen Mary SC (GBR) in silver and Jiahan Chen of Vanhang Sailing, China.

With temperatures up to 35 degrees, the action on day 3 of the Rooster Topper Worlds was certainly hotting up! After a slight delay ashore, Wednesday’s race 6 for the 4.2’s got off in 6-8 Knots with the breeze at 110 degrees. The fleet again started proceedings and a tough tactical battle ensued as sailors chased the shifty breeze.

Day one of the Rooster International Topper World Championship served up a perfect combination of sun, 15-20 knots of wind and short, testing waves. Race officer Remco de Goedeven set a square line for the first start of the regatta, for the 4.2 fleet racing on the shorter version of the trapezoid course.

The results from all the racing at Medemblik will be available on the Sailing.Today app. Download the app from the App Store, select Rooster International Topper World Championships and activate the notification service to then receive an alert when the results are available.


ITCA International Vice-President Training Dave Cockerill has kindly offered to run a post racing video clinic to answer sailors questions and show some footage from the day's racing at the Regatta Center in Medemblik. See the official notice board for when and where after racing you can pick up some tips to improve your performance or just watch some of the great action from the day's racing.