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Fun, friendly and competitive.

The Topper Class is responsible for developing some of the best young sailors in the world.

Helping fulfil each individual’s full potential, sailing a Topper builds key life skills such as; independence, confidence, physical fitness, and outstanding teamwork. Many Topper sailors also go on to to have successful sailing careers through Olympic Pathways, or continue the sport as a much-loved hobby into adulthood.

Why Topper?

After almost 40 years of continuous production (approaching 50,000 boats!) it is the outstanding build quality, and innovative design features that have made the Topper one of the most popular boats in Britain.

It has won many awards for design and construction, including the world renowned Design Council Award.

Rig Sizes

Available in three rigs, Topper provides a scalable and progressive sailing route for all ages.

Topper 4.2

A Perfect Head Start

The 4.2 is our entry-level option for younger sailors, designed to help you get to grips before progressing to the the 5.3 fleet. The 4.2 provides a fantastic opportunity to make friends and dip your toe into the world of competitive sailing.

Topper 5.3

The Original Racing Fleet

Friendly and competitive, the 5.3 is our long established racing class, with national and world events every year. Fully recognised by the RYA as an Olympic Pathway, there are always plenty of training opportunities across the UK all year.

Topper 6.4

An Exciting Next Step

The 6.4 is an ideal choice for more experienced sailors looking for a challenge. A great way to gain confidence sailing a larger rig before progressing into adult racing classes, it also allows you to sail with friends long after you’ve outgrown the 5.3.

New and Improved Features

We continually keep up-to-date with advancements and innovative technology to ensure the charm of the much-loved Topper is suitably adapted for modern sailing requirements.

In 2023, our original production method was updated to our signature rota-moulding technique used on Topper International’s Topaz range. At the same time we also grasped the opportunity to make a few improvements. Theses important changes have safeguarded the future of boat, and have brought it bang up to date!

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Topper prices start at £3,995.00 (inc VAT.)

If you would like a more detailed quote to discuss you requirements, please contact one of our sales team for more information.


Much loved by the Topper community our dedicated Sales & Race Manager, Russ, is always on-hand to support you.

With an on-the-road parts and repairs shop, Russ attends various events across the country to fix or replace equipment. He is also a font of knowledge for parents and those wishing to join the class, offering general advice and after-care for all our Topper Sailors.

Below you will find all the support documents available for the Topper. If you have any further questions or can’t find what you are looking for please let us know! 



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