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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…
Gilmore Wins Topper Ulsters Sailing Championships
Strangford's Laura Gilmore won this weekend's Topper Ulsters sailing championships, which was hosted by Cushendall Sailing and Boating Club. Scroll down for event photos. Fifty boats took part in the two-day provincial sailing championships, with six races taking place over…
Cullaun Sailing Club Launch New Omegas
Despite gale force winds Cullaun Sailing Club was in celebratory mood at its open day on Sunday 8th May. The club based in Kilkishen, Co Clare, had the launch of its fleet of Topper Omegas and blessing of the boats…
Dun Laoghaire Set for Topper World Champs
The National Yacht Club announced its staging of the 2011 Sovereign Ski Topper dinghy World Championships on Dublin Bay from August 15-19 last night and on hand to celebrate its launch was Annalise Murphy, the club's Olympic Laser Radial campaigner…
Topper World Championships 2011 Preview
August 14th - 19th 2011. The National Yacht Club beat off stiff competition from around Europe to secure the Topper World Championships. It follows the successful 2010 Topper Worlds held at Lake Garda last August. The news was confirmed by…
National Yacht Club to Stage 2011 Topper Worlds
The 2011 Topper World Championships will be hosted by the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire. The club beating off stiff competition from around Europe to secure this major sailing event. It follows the successful 2010 Topper Worlds held at Lake…
Lynch Adds Leinster Title
Blessington's Finn Lynch added the Topper Leinster title to his 2010 roll of honour when he emerged as winner of the 50-boat event at the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire today. The Carlow based teenager was the winner of…
Lynch Finishes Fourth at Topper Worlds
In spite of a final race win overall victory escaped Carlow's Finn Lynch at the Topper World Championships on Lake Garda. At the halfway stage of the event the Blessington sailor was lying joint second but the next nine races…
Lynch Vying for World Title in Italy
Recently crowned British National champion Finn Lynch from Co. Carlow is looking to add the World title to his list of achievements this summer. At the British nationals he beat a staggering 323 boats to take the title. Currently at…

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