The Topaz Range are made in the UK and designed by Rob White, son of the famous Reg White, father of modern racing multihull sailing & Olympic Gold Medalist & Multi World Tornado Champion and America's Cup designer Ian Howlett (All hull shapes & joint input with Rob on other areas of the boat designs) designer of Prada and other America's Cup yachts along with many dinghy designs: ISO, Buzz, Boss, Blaze, Spice, Sport 14/16, & Int 14 designs.
The Topaz range are now represented in over 50 countries across the globe, a glowing testament to Topper's clever and innovative design philosophy.
"The Topaz is a generation beyond fiberglass in construction" Sailmagazine.
Through the use of Hi Tech construction technology TOTALLY UNIQUE to Topaz TRILAM; hulls reform
instantaneously after a collision, (NO OTHER PLASTIC HULLS IN THE WORLD CAN DO THIS, See our product page for a video demonstration of this, with a mallet!) are maintenance free, virtually indestructible and unlike GRP are non porous so no weight gain over time.
Forget what you may have seen of any other plastic boat of the past, the Topaz Range are light years ahead in their construction technique. “Plastic Sailing Dinghies have now come of age”.
Topper Topaz Sailboats are great "one design" sailboats for both novice and experienced sailors. With the ability to attract new sailors to the sport through their user friendly and up to date modern designs.
The Topper Topaz TAZ VOTED BEST SAILING DINGHY 2011 by Sail Magazine. For sailors of all ages and abilities as it is virtually indestructible, easy to rig and use, fast, maneuverable and above all, FUN!
The Topper Topaz UNO The Topaz UNO Sailing System Voted - 2010 Best Boat Winner. Sail Magazine is the next stage up, being able to happily accommodate two adults. It can be sailed with six different rig options; from the single sailed UNO to the Topper Topaz Tres, complete with mainsail, jib, 8.6m2 asymmetric gennaker and trapeze.
ISAF International Racing Class pending on Topaz Uno Plus
The Topper Topaz UNO is a sailboat able to accommodate both the beginner and the accomplished sailor and all in between. This is without doubt the best value-for-money sailboat on the market.
The Topper Topaz VIBE is a great all-rounder with a trapeze kit option now available.
Topaz Vibe awarded the prestigious Coup de Coeur Award at the Paris Boat Show December 2008.
Voiles et Voiliers Magazine awarded the VIBE Best Dinghy 2008.
The Topper Topaz XENON is an explosive club racer that has fun built into every pore. A beautiful looking sailboat, like the others in the Topper Topaz Range. The Topper Topaz OMEGA can take up to six people and is great for sail training companies and the family daysailor alike. It is also the largest Rota-moulded sailboat available. ISAF International Racing Class pending.
People who have sailed a Topaz have been amazed at the all round sailing qualities of these yachts and by their finish and design. There simply is NO competition in their respective price bands.
Note: Due to the huge advantages of a modern 3 layer plastic hull over older GRP designs, sales of new and secondhand (along with their associated value) GRP sailing dinghies have collapsed in the UK (one of, if not the biggest sailing dinghy market in world) while plastic 3-ply sales have sky rocketed GRP RIP. See why: bottom right construction video.
With over 30 years in thermoplastic boat building technology and construction no one has more experience than Topper. The Topaz tri-laminated Metalicene™ polyethylene TRILAM hull along with the Topaz-technique is the envy of the industry.