Unrivalled construction and finish quality
Topper International's unparalleled expertise in thermoplastics has meant that the very latest rapid advances in material technology have been fully harnessed to produce an incredibly strong, lightweight, stiff and durable hull. The Metalicene TRILAM hull moulding is a three layer sandwich construction with a tough outer skin to give exceptional impact strength and because of the foam core, the whole construction is lightweight and has a positive buoyancy. The TOPAZ-technique is the envy of the industry. What you get is an incredibly low maintenance and virtually indestructible ultra tough hull.
Fun for all
The NEW Vibe will undoubtedly appeal equally to hot shot youngsters, couples and parent & child combinations. The ideal weight combination falling between 12 stone and 24 stone (75 - 150Kg). The really spacious cockpit and high boom and the all important extra WIDE BEAM mean the power is easy to handle and guarantee a comfortable and stable platform for for all age groups.
Single handed or with a crew
The VIBE is the ideal size for two adult crew or young friends but is just as happy as a singlehander. The rig options can be altered to suit beginners, club racers and one or two crew. The Mylar mainsail area can be reduced by up to 20% using the innovative zip reefing system making it even more suitable to as a singlehander.
Extra beamy for controllable power.
Only the Topaz XENON and Topaz VIBE offer the luxury of such a good beam to length ratio. This all important extra WIDE BEAM mean the power is easy to handle and guarantees a comfortable and stable platform for all age groups.
Novice to racer
The VIBE has a beamy hull inspires confidence in beginners. It is lightweight making it easy to launch for anyone. Its CHINE technology pioneered by Ian Howlett means the VIBE stays afloat when many competitors would capsize. The VIBE offers a good level of performance potential and the beamy hull means the power is far more controllable than other boats of her type. So you'll spend more of your time sailing and less time swimming!
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.