Date:- 5th to 11th August 2017
Who Sails:- 1 x Youth
Details :- The Topper was designed by Ian Proctor whose other boats include the ever popular Wayfarer.
It was originally constructed in GRP but this was changed quite early on to an injection moulding construction. After well over 20 years of continuous production (approaching 50,000 boats!) it is the outstanding build quality, durability and innovative design features that have made the Topper one of the most popular boats in Britain.
Anticipated - approx. 250+ competitors - racing on 3 courses: 5.3 fleet, 4.2 fleet and a regatta fleet.
Hull: lightweight and car – toppable Hull Construction: injection moulded polypropylene.
Length 3.4m - Beam 1.2m - Sail Area 5.2 sq m.