How to rig, sail and race this incredibly
popular singlehanded dinghy. There are 45,000 Topper dinghies and this
is the only book on how to sail and race them. Colour photos and photo
sequences show how to rig the boat (with either stern or centre
mainsheet), sail and race it – to championship standard.
The Topper is now one of the four RYA*
recognised Junior Pathway Classes, with national and zone squads feeding
into the RYA* recognised youth classes. Its popularity is increasing in
leaps and bounds. The Authors: Dave Cockerill is the Topper National
Coach and has recently developed a new small sail for the class. John
Caig is a former Topper National and European Champion and twice won the
Fireball Worlds. Overview: 45,000 plus Toppers.
Complete handbook on sailing and racing the
boat. By the National Coach and a former champion. Full-colour
photographs and photo-sequences.