When I stopped by Zuccotti last year, unfolded boxes scribbled with sharpies were the order of the day.
I gave the sharpies a hard look and they moved off and left us alone.
When sharpies had skegs, as they did in some localities, they were not so sensitive as the New Haven boats.
The worst boats to take ground are flat-bottomed craft like sharpies; when they go on they generally make a perfect job of it.
Kunhardt remarks that sharpies lay quiet when anchored by the stern, making the ground tackle easier to handle.
Kunhardt mentions the extraordinary sailing speed of some sharpies, as does certain correspondence in Forest and Stream.
This was particularly true of sharpies built as yachts with large cabins and heavy rigs.
In most sharpies the sails were hoisted to a single-sheave block at the mast heads and were fitted with wood or metal mast hoops.
: an incredible sharpie opulence of leather pockets and hand-wrought belt loops