Welcome to the Official Australian Sharpie Sailing Association website!
It seems that once you start sailing these iconic three person dinghies
you can't give them up - it doesn't matter what age you are, sailing Sharpies
is just so much fun.
Latest SI's and NOR for the 71st Australian Nationals now available.
South Australia held elimination heats at Adelaide Sailing Club "Area Construction" and "All Scoobed Out" looked to be the stand outs. Both are going to Perth for the Nationals.
Queenslanders headed Lake Cootharaba for the Monomasters/States. Damian Byrt will be down from Yeppoon to stir up the metro boats.
NSW sharpies took to the water on Lake Illawarra, with 16 boats competing in the Kembla Klassic and Round 1 of the NSW State titles. Todd Curry in newly acquired "Truck" was on home turf fresh from a win in the ACT Dinghy titles .... and facing some tough competition from other local boats with Space Invaders making the results a bit of a Blur and the weekend passing with varying levels of Pleasure and Pain...link to Photo Gallery
The Victorians headed to Black Rock to send off their interstate team.
And I'm sure Camel and the boys will be training the house down on the Derwent.
Remember Juniors racing at the Nationals are free and will receive travel subsidy.
Western Australia is living up to its reputation of being the Wild West - and it seems the summer weather pattern has settled in ...read more
71st Australian Sharpie National Championships to be held in Perth Dec 2013 - Jan 2014. Entries now open - visit WA Sharpies for more information, and watch the latest Nationals Update below.
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 theBoats4Sale 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 appointed Patron It is with great pleasure that the Australian Sharpie
Sailing Association appoints Olympic Gold Medalist John Cuneo as Patron
of the association. John is the class' most successful sailor having won
three 12 square metre sharpie titles and four lightweight sharpie titles.Read
more about John's background
Australian Sharpie Sailing Association
(ASSA) Official Log Book The ASSA log book lists all the greats of yesteryear and
today who have won the various trophies. Some of the names you will recognise
as they have gone on to America’s Cup fame and won championships
in other classes. 2012-13 version now available. Download
ASSA Log Book PDF (300kb)
Deep Sea Racing Prawns found in Lake Burley Griffin, ACT.
Photo courtesy Daryl Roos