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Hook Head Greets Topper Fleet with 30–knot Winds for Dunmore East National Championships
#toppersailing – After a series of mini heatwaves and windless weekends across the country in June the beginning of July brings a complete change for the Irish Topper Nationals in Waterford Harbour Sailing Club writes Gareth Craig.. Nearly sixty Toppers…
Quinn Out Sails 70 Toppers At RNIYC for Northern Honours
#topper – Carlingford's Conor Quinn has added the Northern Topper title to the Eastern title he won in May. The Louth single–hander outsailed 70 Toppers at Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club for the Ulster Championships 2014. Day one of the…
Mighty Quinn Takes Topper Leinster Championships at National Yacht Club in Style
#topper – A strong performance from Carlingford Lough's Conor Quinn saw off a home club challenge for the Jelly Bean sponsored Leinster Topper title at the National Yacht Club on Sunday. Full results downloadable below as a pdf file. Quinn…
Topper Worlds 2014 at Pwllheli Get Sponsor
#topper – The International Topper Class Association and Clwb Hwylio Pwllheli Sailing Club have announced that local chandlery company, Firmhelm are supporting the World Championship 2014. Over 700 sailors, coaches and their families are expected to visit Pwllheli for this championship that…
#topper– Liam Glynn from Ballyholme Yacht Club on Belfast Lough has won the Topper world championships in Loctundy, Brittany, France today. Racing was cancelled today so Liam remained top of the 102 boat fleet with a healthy 13–point lead. Prize…
Northern Ireland Sailor Leads Topper Worlds in France
#topper – Liam Glynn from Ballyholme YC is leading the Topper World Championships in Loctudy, Brittany, France. In a fleet of 102 boats, he has already registered 3 firsts, 1 second and a third.He has already won the Irish Nationals…
Antrim Topper Sailor Starts Well at Tricky French Worlds
#Topper – A lack of wind made the fleet of 117 Toppers –   including eleven Irish helms – wait all morning to finally reach the starting line at 13h30 yesterday at Cercle Nautique de Loctudy‎, France. Ireland's best result came…
Power Holds Lead at Waterford Topper Nationals
#topper – Waterford Harbour showed it's sunnier side for day two of the Irish National Topper Championships, with a similar breeze to yesterday giving more fantastic racing for the fleet but the strong currents continuing to complicate matters at mark…
Large Topper fleet expected for Leinsters at Howth
#TOPPER – The Topper Leinster sailing Championships at Howth Yacht Club on March 31st/April 1st is the first event of the season for the Irish Topper class and with qualification for the ISA Topper Squad at stake, a competitive fleet…
Birmingham's Venables Wins, Cork's Crosbie Takes Third at Topper Worlds
15 year old Matt Venables from Sutton Coal Fields Yacht Club in Birmingham proved that he is a potential Olympian with his dominant win of the very successful Sovereign Ski Topper World Championships which finished in Dun Laoghaire today writes…
School of Dolphins Help Toppers on Their Way
Sailors arrived for day four of the 2011 Sovereign Ski Topper World Championship at the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire to a flat sea and no wind writes Phil Harland. With increasing cloud cover there was no sea breeze…
Cork and Strangford Sailors to the Fore at Topper World Finals
The 173 strong fleet of youth sailors at the Sovereign Ski Topper World Championships produced some surprises on the first day of the finals on Dublin Bay. Having dominated the qualifying series this week, Matt Venables of Sutton YC (UK)…
Epic Racing Expected as Toppers Finals Commence
With just three days racing to go before Friday's final race in the Sovereign Ski Topper World Championship at the National Yacht Club, the event is shaping up to be a battle royale. The Qualifying races are over and the…
Figaro Sails out, Toppers Sail in to the National Yacht Club
Just 8 hours after National Yacht Club Commodore Paul Barrington bade farewell to the 47 brave Solitaire sailors starting their gruelling 420 mile sail back to France, he was raising the curtain on the Sovereign Ski Topper World Championship –…
Strangford's Gilmore Finishes Sixth in British Topper Nationals
Strangford's Laura Gilmore lead going into the last day but had a tough time in the strong conditions however she persevered to finish a credible sixth and first Girl, a great achievement. The other Irish persevered in the conditions and…
Gilmore Leads British Topper Nationals
On the eve of the Word Championships on Dublin Bay an Irish Sailor leads the Topper British National Championships in Scotland. Laura Gilmore, from Strangford Lough, who has already won the Ulster Championships now leads the top British event going…

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