Welcome to the 2023 Irish Topper Nationals at BYC
Ballyholme Yacht Club looks forward to welcoming the Topper fleet in July 2023 for 3 days of racing in the excellent waters of Belfast Lough.
The notice of race will be published soon along with the entry form for the event.
More information to follow.
The Irish Topper Nationals are part of the Topper Ireland official event calendar. All entrants must be members of Topper Ireland.
Please visit www.topper ireland.com/membership/
(Racing Rules of Sailing link)
Guidelines for Support Ribs – Launching, Berthing & Recovering
Registration & Event Information – Timings, trailer storage
An event WhatsApp group will be set up ahead of the event to share information on all things Topper Irish Nationals
Getting here, BYC is roughly 2 hours from Dublin and 2o minutes from Belfast on good roads with no challenges when pulling a trailer.
Trailer parking, we will have dedicated secure parking close to BYC, details to follow.
You must register your RIB in advance, there is £20 deposit required for the support boat flag, please click on the following link
Racing results shall be posted on the following page by the race committee
There are many accommodation options in Bangor and Surrounding areas, many good places to stay within a short drive and traffic during the day is not a significant issue.
AirBnb , Booking.com and other providers list several self-catering and B&B options
Bangor & Surrounding Areas
There is plenty to see and do in and around Bangor, including close action to Belfast by train where you can visit the Titanic Exhibition and many more site.
For local things to do: https://www.visitardsandnorthdown.com/