The MV Sharpie is an Island Class Coast Guard vessel used by Sea Shepherd her former name is the Bainbridge Island. She is identical to her sisters MY Farley Mowat and the MY John Paul DeJoria all three being former Island Class Coast Guard Cutters. She is named after Chris Sharp president and CEO of Medtec and co inverter of the sharpie pen. The Sharpie is powered by two CAT diesel engines and can travel at 29 knots with a range of 3,300 nmi. The vessel was commissioned on December 11, 2017 in Miami and departed for Key West for outfitting. Her first campaign will be Operation Migaloo 4.