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Sharpie

Sharpie

The Sharpie was designed in 1931 by the Kroger Brothers. Active class racing takes part in the UK, Holland, Germany and Portugal, though some original heavyweight sharpies still exist in Australia. The hull is made from mahogany planks on oak frames, with a gaff rig and a crew of two. The sail area was originally twelve square metres, but has now evolved to around sixteen square metres.

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Show news British 12sqM Sharpie Nationals at Wells
Dutch boats dominate the Spring Rice Trophy
Posted on 28 May
Sharpie Europeans at Vinkeveen, The Netherlands
Dutch dominate in a fleet of over 30 boats
Posted on 30 Aug 2023
Easter Egg at Overy Staithe
Nealy half the fleet disqualified for rounding a mark the wrong way
Posted on 9 Apr 2023
British 12sqM Sharpie Nationals at Wells
Difficult conditions for the fleet over the Platinum Jubilee weekend
Posted on 7 Jun 2022
Sharpies and Europes at Overy Staithe
Tide demands a race start at 7:30am
Posted on 1 May 2022
Easter racing at Overy Staithe
OKs and Lasers rub shoulders with Sharpies and Twinkle Twelves
Posted on 20 Apr 2022
British Sharpie Championship at Brancaster Staithe
Three days of racing on the North Norfolk coast
Posted on 30 Sep 2021
British Sharpie Championships preview
To be held this weekend at Brancaster Staithe
Posted on 21 Sep 2021
Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania Showdown Regatta
The sailing gods deliver magnificent sailing conditions
Posted on 1 Nov 2020
Harken SA Summer of Sail Festival 2020-21
South Australian sailors are set for an exciting summer as state bounces back
Posted on 17 Sep 2020
Australian Sailing mourns passing of John Cuneo
One of Australia's most decorated sailors
Posted on 4 Jun 2020
Development is critical, but must be calculated
Grassroots classes can succeed in a range of different ways
Posted on 20 May 2020
NoR released for 2020-21 Sharpie Nationals
Preparations are rapidly progressing for the event in Canberra
Posted on 11 Apr 2020
Tasmanian Championships at Royal YC of Tasmania
Sailing history was made on the River Derwent today
Posted on 15 Mar 2020
Sharpies flying in Tasmania
It is a thrilling boat to sail and can race in almost any breeze
Posted on 14 Feb 2020
SA Sharpies announces new travel grants program
The Sharpie class already has a great track record around supporting junior entrants
Posted on 8 Nov 2019
55th European Sharpie Championship overall
A range of conditions all week for the 40 strong fleet
Posted on 25 Aug 2019
55th European Sharpie Championship day 4
Another perfect day for international racing in Hayling Bay
Posted on 22 Aug 2019
55th European Sharpie Championship day 3
The wait for the sea breeze was worth it
Posted on 21 Aug 2019
55th European Sharpie Championship day 2
The fleet of 40 boats have a great day in Hayling Bay
Posted on 20 Aug 2019
55th European Sharpie Championship preview
Series of ten races and a great social programme at Itchenor
Posted on 5 Aug 2019
British Sharpie Championship at Wells
Host clubs shows customary hospitality, afloat and ashore
Posted on 10 Jun 2019
Something for everyone
Itchenor Sailing Club launches a packed season
Posted on 7 Mar 2019
SA Summer of Sail Launch Regatta in Adelaide
Adelaide turns on breeze and swell for the weekend
Posted on 4 Dec 2018
SA Summer of Sail Launch Regatta in Adelaide day 1
Racing blown out on opening day
Posted on 1 Dec 2018
2018 SA Summer of Sail Launch Regatta
Adelaide waters will show a sea of sails again
Posted on 28 Nov 2018
Sharpie Kids Weekend blooding the next generation
A national "come-and-try" initiative run by the Australian Sharpie class
Posted on 15 Nov 2018
Vintage Yachting Games preview
Copenhagen to host ex-Olympic classes next week
Posted on 15 Sep 2018
British Sharpie Championship at Brancaster Staithe
Will Gibbs retains his British title
Posted on 26 Jun 2018
Crown Series Bellerive Regatta final summary
Just two points separate the top two boats
Posted on 19 Feb 2018
Links
Sharpie UK Nationals Attendance
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Overy Staithe SC Scoles Trophy
© Ben Goakes
British 12sqM Sharpie Nationals at Wells
© Steve Leeding
British 12sqM Sharpie Nationals at Wells
© Steve Leeding
Overy Staithe Sailing Club Goakes Trophy Races
© Jennie Clark
OSSC Easter Egg Race 2
© Jennie Clark
First race of the season at Overy Staithe Sailing Club
© Jennie Clark
Sharpie Europeans 2023 at Vinkeveen, The Netherlands
© Eize Hoekstra
Sharpie Europeans 2023 at Vinkeveen, The Netherlands
© Eize Hoekstra
Sharpie Europeans 2023 at Vinkeveen, The Netherlands
© Eize Hoekstra
Sharpie Europeans 2023 at Vinkeveen, The Netherlands
© Paulo Silveirinha
Sharpie Europeans 2023 at Vinkeveen, The Netherlands
© Eize Hoekstra
Easter Egg racing at Overy Staithe
© Jennie Clark
GBR 77 during the British 12 Sq M Sharpie Nationals at Wells Sailing Club
© James Case
Busy port start during the British 12 Sq M Sharpie Nationals at Wells Sailing Club
© James Case
Agony & ecstasy! The Spink sisters, helm Claudia smile and crew Kiki in pain during the British 12 Sq M Sharpie Nationals at Wells Sailing Club
© James Case
Great crew technique aboard GBR 106 during the British 12 Sq M Sharpie Nationals at Wells Sailing Club
© James Case
3rd & 4th overall GBR 125 & GBR 123 during the British 12 Sq M Sharpie Nationals at Wells Sailing Club
© James Case
A busy group on the run during the British 12 Sq M Sharpie Nationals at Wells Sailing Club
© James Case
Cassiopea experiences a rare gust - Light winds for Sharpie open meeting at Overy Staithe
© Jennie Clark
Capella wins - Light winds for Sharpie open meeting at Overy Staithe
© Jennie Clark
Light winds for the Europe andf Sharpie open meeting at Overy Staithe
© Jennie Clark
Sirius and Poelsnip on the start line - Light winds for Sharpie open meeting at Overy Staithe
© Jeremy Neville-Eliot
Light winds for Sharpie open meeting at Overy Staithe
© Jeremy Neville-Eliot
Light winds for Sharpie open meeting at Overy Staithe
© Jeremy Neville-Eliot
Cassiopea goosewinged - Light winds for Sharpie open meeting at Overy Staithe
© Jeremy Neville-Eliot
Capella wins - Light winds for Sharpie open meeting at Overy Staithe
© Jeremy Neville-Eliot
Southern Cross catching up - Light winds for Sharpie open meeting at Overy Staithe
© Jeremy Neville-Eliot
Easter racing at Overy Staithe
© Jennie Clark
Easter racing at Overy Staithe
© Jennie Clark
Chris & Maddie Gibbs win the British Sharpie Championships at Brancaster Staithe
© James Case