Welcome to the Official Australian Sharpie Sailing Association website!
Sharpies take out the monohulls in the Milang to Goolwa Classic
Dates for 2015-16 National Championships - to be hosted by the Tasmanian Division - have just been released:
Who could imagine a better way to spend New Year’s than at one of the infamous Sharpie Carnivals, and Jacob Nicols from Victoria says this year’s is one to go down in the history books. Besides Mal Higgins' momentous victory (equalling John Cuneo’s record and set to break the record for most wins in Sharpie history next year) the off-the-water entertainment has more stories than the amount of brain cells Jake has left.... read more
Mal Higgins writes history, winning the Sharpie National Championship for the 7th time!!
Full results of the 72nd Sharpie Nationals available here
Read more on Down Under Sail
Slideshows of each heat, with photos by Lou Hollis and Korinda Laine are available on Gallery page.
Hartas Productions, one of the Regatta sponsors, captured the action with this stunning wrap-up video.
72nd Sharpie National Championships: 28 December - 5 January 2015
The NSW Division of the Australian Sharpie Sailing Association and Georges River Sailing Club (at Doll's Point on Botany Bay) hosted this great event. Invitation races provided entertainment for those enjoying the Legends Lunch and launch of a Sharpie History book. Both short and long courses tested the fleet, with varying winds across the six days of racing.
Find out all you need to know about the 72nd Sharpie Nationals at:
National Measurer - bought a Sharpie recently? Built yourself a new one? Get your details to Rob Turton, National Measurer, and he will send you out a Registration Certificate.
Crews wanted! Experienced sailors needed to keep this growing fleet on the water. Check out the wanted ads or send in your details...find out more here.
Updated By-Laws now available
SHARPIES FOR SALE
Must be the bargain of the year - this much boat, sails and registered trailer for $800? Or maybe you'd prefer a boat to take on the best of the best for $13,000? Whatever your budget, get onto the Boats4Sale page, get yourself a Sharpie and get sailing. Boats and bits from WA, SA, VIC and NSW are listed on the Boats4sale page ...
John Cuneo as Patron
Australian Sharpie Sailing Association
(ASSA) Official Log Book