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Sharpie Plywood Plans

As webmaster for the National Australian Sharpie Sailing Association, every now and then something unusual comes along and so it is with great pleasure we are now able to provide this resource for anyone interested in how plywood sharpies are built.

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Official measurements are available here.

Barry Johnston's Original 1964 Lightweight Sharpie drawings

BJ Drawing 1 - Sail Plan, Spars, Rudder and Centre Board
BJ Drawing 2 - Hull
BJ Drawing 3 - Hull Sections
BJ Drawing 4 - Lightweight Sharpie suggested building frame

Frank Haselgrove's 1974 Originals

FH Drawing 1 - Sheets 1 to 4 including Hull, Sail Plan, Centreboard, Rudder and Mast sections

Al Tidy's Lightweight Sharpie Plans

AT Drawing 1 - Hull
AT Drawing 2 - Bow profile, Centreboard, Sail Plan and Mast fittings

Kevin Wilson Originals 1976 Lightweight Sharpie drawings

KW Drawing 1 - Building Hints for timber construction, showing hull and various detail, including typical jib fairlead, chainplate and sidestay anchorage, transom detail, suggested minimum plywood thicknesses etc.






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