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Young Donaghadee Sailor Has Big Plans As He Begins Second Year In Topper From John Merricks Sailing Trust
Charlie O’Malley from Donaghadee Sailing Club has spent the last six months getting on the water as much as he can in his Topper awarded by the John Merricks Sailing Trust (JMST) and RYA OnBoard partnership. Since its launch in…
Action from the 2019 Topper Worlds in Medemblik
A top five finish for Royal Cork’s Cillian Foster in the 5.3 was the best of a number of strong results for Irish youth sailors at the Topper Worlds in Medemblik, Netherlands last weekend. Fellow Royal Cork sailor Neil O'Leary…
Hugh Lynch of RCYC
The Topper Ireland Nationals were held at the Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club on the banks of Belfast Lough last weekend writes Joe Seymour. Over 50 sailors from all parts of Ireland and 10 from the ITCA (GBR) / RYA…
59 competitors sailed six races over the course of the weekend
The Topper Ireland Southern Championships were held in Waterford Harbour Sailing Club in Dunmore East this past weekend, 22-23rd June. 59 competitors sailed six races over the course of the weekend in varying conditions - from beautiful sun and nice brisk…
Toppers racing out of County Antrim Yacht Club last Sunday
County Antrim Yacht Club in Whitehead hosted the ITCA (IRL) Topper Traveller 3 on Sunday 9 June, kindly sponsored by Ryobi. A total of 53 Toppers entered the event, with representation from 20 yacht clubs across Ireland. Many competitors enjoyed a…
Irish Sailing Announces Topper Squad For Summer 2019
Irish Sailing has announced its six-strong Topper dinghy squad for competition over the summer of 2019. Royal Cork Yacht Club sailors Darragh Collins, Oisín Mac Sweeney and Anna Keal will join Dun Laoghaire youths Jacques Murphy of the Royal St George and…
It could well be Connemara, but it’s actually Howth Sound in late March, when the annual eight-race IceBreakers series gets under way
Howth Yacht Club will soon be hosting their annual IceBreaker Dinghy Series, kicking off this year on the 24th March, and running for four Sunday mornings with two races each morning writes Cormac Farrelly. It’s a great eight-race opportunity to…
Topper racing at the third Winter Regatta on Dublin Bay
As Afloat.ie previously reported, fifty keen junior sailors from all four provinces took to the waters of Dubin Bay over the weekend as the National Yacht Club, with the support of Viking Marine, hosted Topper Ireland’s third annual Winter Regatta…
Toppers ready to go afloat at the NYC
The Viking Marine sponsored Topper Winter Regatta at the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire attracted a record turnout for a four-race, one discard event. As Afloat.ie previously reported, sailors attended from across Ireland.  In the 43-boat Topper Full rig class, Royal…
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Topper sailing comes to the National Yacht Club this weekend
With sailors coming from all over Ireland and a favourable weather forecast, Irish Topper agent Viking Marine is sponsoring this weekend's Winter Youth sailing event hosted by the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire. With up to 50 young sailors expected,…
Cork Harbour Topper & Laser Frostbite Series Concludes at Royal Cork Yacht Club
The annual Topper and Laser Frostbite Series concluded following racing each weekend during November. Fifty-one sailors registered and we were delighted to welcome sailors from around Cork Harbour and further afield. The weather varied from light on week one to…
Hugh O’Connor receiving the Topper Challenge Cup in Rush last weekend
#Topper - Hugh O’Connor of the National Yacht Club was presented with the Topper Challenge Cup for the series last weekend at Rush Sailing Club. Afloat.ie’s Junior Sailor of the Month for August amassed a string of impressive victories this…
NYC’s Hugh O’Connor on the podium in Shenzhen this past week
#Topper - Hugh O’Connor of the National Yacht Club took second place among the biggest fleet yet at at the Topper World Championships in Shenzhen, China earlier this week. Conditions were light and wet with lots of humidity, and with…
Topper racing in a big breeze during last November’s Frostbite League at the Royal Cork
#Topper - The Irish Topper Class Association is appealing for parents of class members to join its committee for 2018-19. “Every year, as sailors move on to other classes, so do most of the parents who have served on the…
A Topper dinghy fleet leaving the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire
Viking Marine has taken over the Northern Ireland dealership for Topper Sailboats after Wiclif McCready's retirement from his Hollywood, County Down Chandlery Shop. Topper sailboats offer a wide range of best selling and favourite dinghy boats. The collection includes the…
Big breeze for the Toppers at Royal Cork. Scroll down for photo gallery
Royal Cork's annual Topper and Laser dinghy Frostbite League commenced on November 9 in chilly but bright conditions with fifty five dinghies competing. After seven races sailed, Joe O'Sullivan leads the Topper 4.2 fleet, Jonathan O'Shaughnessy leads a 23–boat 5.3 fleet. Conor Horgan…

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