Overy Staithe Sailing Club’s Sharpie Open was very much a family affair, with three of the four crews who turned up for a beautifully sunny early start consisting of father and daughter/son combinations. Initially light and fluky winds meant Race
Wells SC welcomed a small fleet of sharpies on the weekend originally scheduled for the (now postponed) British Championship. We were lucky to have one of the few weekends with decent weather so far this season and enjoyed two days
A dozen sharpies enjoyed a great weekend racing at Brancaster Staithe SC in April competing for the “Lester Southerland Tiller”, a beautiful wishbone tiller which hangs permanently on the wall in the BSSC clubhouse. It was the first sharpie open
The British Championship 2020, due to be held at Brancaster Staithe SC from 14 – 16 May has been postponed in view of the continuing travel restrictions due to covid. The event will be reorganised later in the year when
It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing away of Gary Anthony of Wells-next-the-Sea on 24th March 2020 aged 75 years. Gary was a stalwart and past Commodore of Wells Sailing Club and a passionate advocate of
Provisional dates for the 2021 Sharpie open meetings have been confirmed and published. All fixtures are subject to restrictions on travel and distancing, and will be confirmed nearer the dates. After missing a whole season of racing last year we
A new list has been added to the website showing all winners of the British Championship trophy. See link under “The Sharpie” section of this site. Thanks to Adam Anthony for compiling the list.
Sadly, after a great deal of preparation from Brancaster Staithe SC, the one and only British sharpie open meeting for 2021 was defeated by the weather. Force 7 winds and pouring rain were too much for even the hardiest of
Provisional dates for the 2021 National championship are: Friday 14th May Saturday 15th May Sunday 16th May The event will be held at Brancaster State SC. Early tides so morning racing. More details to follow.
We are delighted that Brancaster Staithe SC have agreed to run the Les Dye open meeting for us. Sadly this will be the only sharpie open meeting of 2020. Let’s hope for more luck next year. There will be 2