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Royal Cork Yacht Club's ILCA/Laser and Topper dinghy Frostbites series
Entry for Royal Cork Yacht Club's ILCA/Laser and Topper dinghy Frostbites Series is building, with over 50 boats entered before the early bird expires at midnight on Wednesday, the 2nd of November. The series (incorporating the Bill Jones Trophy for…
Toppers at the Northerns at East Antrim Boat Club
Thirty-one Junior Topper sailors descended on East Antrim Boat Club on Larne Lough last weekend for the Northern Championships. Callum Pollard from the nearby County Antrim BC at Whitehead was in top form again after his Gold at the Worlds…
Toppers racing in East Antrim on Larne Lough
With some of the World Championship Toppers appeared to be stuck in a container somewhere, there is some doubt if they'll make it to East Antrim Boat Club in Larne for this weekend's Northern championship. But maybe if they happen…
Some of the Irish sailors at Weymouth with their coaches
Topper sailors from Northern Ireland made a great impression at the National Championships last week in Weymouth, taking four excellent places in the first ten and several other commendable scores. In the Gold fleet runner-up to the winner Merryn Attridge…
Northern Ireland Topper sailor Luke Simpson
It’s all change at the UK Topper 5.3 Nationals at Weymouth now that the fleet has been split into Gold and Silver. Some of the Northern Ireland sailors who were making quite an impression in the huge fleet haven’t fared…
Bobby Driscoll of Belfast lough took silver at the Topper Worlds in Italy
The countback to determine the World champion Topper 5.3 sailor dashed the dreams of Bobby Driscoll of Ballyholme and Royal North Yacht Clubs on Belfast Lough when he lost out on the tie break of 22 points to Joe Rowe…
Bobby Driscoll leads at the Topper World Championships at Lake Garda
Northern Ireland's Bobby Driscoll shares the lead Topper World Championships on Lake Garda in Italy after winning six of eight races sailed so far in the 5.3 division. The Ballyholme sailor from Belfast Lough has a three-point lead over Leo Yates of…
Northern Ireland Water sponsored the event with refillable water bottles and goodies for all competitors
26 competitors, including six from the host club of Lough Erne Yacht Club, competed in the Topper traveller 4 event on Sunday, 17th July. Four races were completed in glorious sunshine and a steady force 2-3 wind on the Lough.…
A total of 52 boats from a dozen clubs around the island competed in the Topper Irish National Championships hosted by Waterford Harbour Sailing Club in Dunmore East from July 1 to 3. The event offered sailors an opportunity to…
The three-day Irish Topper National Championships will be held this weekend by Waterford Harbour Sailing Club at Dunmore East
A fleet of more than 50 Toppers from ten sailing clubs around the country will be arriving in Dunmore East on Friday to compete in the three-day Irish Topper National Championships, from July 1 to 3 at Waterford Harbour Sailing Club…
Bobby Driscoll from Ballyholme Yacht Club and Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club
Five winds from eight races gave local sailor Bobby Driscoll from the hosting Ballyholme Yacht Club a clear overall win ahead of clubmate Emily McAfee in the 51-boat Topper 5.3 event, one of the biggest fleets of the Youth Sailing…
File image of East Antrim Boat Club on Larne Lough
Topper racer Connie Wilson, who sails out of East Antrim Boat Club in Northern Ireland, is one of 14 young sailors across the UK who have been awarded their own boats and boards donated by the John Merricks Sailing Trust.…
Young Rian Collins of Royal Cork YC has been cutting a swathe through Irish Topper racing in 2021, maintaining the special reputation of an extended family long associated with Crosshaven sailing and success. He concluded his campaigning on a high…
The Topper was the biggest class with 38 boats at the Investwise Youth Sailing Championships in Cork Harbour
The cut short Investwise Irish Youth Sailing National Championships on Cork Harbour had produced some clear winners in five classes regardless of today's Yellow Alert weather warning at Royal Cork Yacht Club. Five titles were divided between Dublin and Cork sailors…
Tight racing in the biggest class of the Investwise Youth National Sailing Championships as as Toppers cross tacks at the Royal Cork Yacht Club hosted event
On Saturday, Royal Cork's own Rian Collins grip on the Topper fleet continued on the third day of racing at the Investwise Youth Sailing Nationals at Royal Cork Yacht Club. After seven races sailed, the host club ace extended his lead…
After three races sailed, Rian Collins, on four points, leads clubmate Dan O'Leary by an impressive ten points
Topper sailor Rian Collin of the host club leads the biggest fleet of the youth sailing national championships at Royal Cork Yacht Club. After three races sailed, Collins, on four points, leads clubmate Dan O'Leary by an impressive ten points. …

At a Glance - Topper Championship Dates in Ireland 2021

2nd-4th July Irish Nationals at Strangford Lough Yacht Club

24-30 July 2021, Topper World Championships at Royal Cork Yacht Club

2nd-6th August 2021 UK Topper Nationals Ballyholme Yacht Club

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