Cruisers Welcome at Saturna Island Lamb Barbecue July 1

The Saturna Island Lamb Barbecue is a community tradition 72 years in the…

R2AK UPDATES: More Finishers Expected Today!

Check back here for running updates and analysis of R2AK 2022... Another day in…

San Juan Islands Home Spot

From the June 2022 issue of 48° North. Years ago my daughter, Dagny, did a…

Casting Off: Remember the Main!

From the June 2022 issue of 48° North. “Sailing is 90% boredom and routine…

‘Friends of Odyssey’ Takes the Helm to Save Tacoma’s Tall Ship

A new non-profit called Friends of Odyssey was formed late last winter with the…

SEVENTY48 by SUP: Team SEASTR’s Race Odyssey

SEVENTY48 is a 70-mile race with a 48-hour time limit from Tacoma to Port…

Gig Harbor Boat Works Acquires “Sister-Ship” Duckworks Boat Builders Supply 

Boaters benefit when like-minded, family-run companies combine forces, and the…

Lake Union Boaters Reminded to #MindTheZone This Summer

If you’ve been out on Lake Union on a beautiful summer’s day, you know what a…

Diesel Deep Dive: Electrical Gremlins in Your Engine Compartment?

From the June 2022 issue of 48° North. Working as a marine engineer and…

Close to the Water: Becoming a Sailor

From the June 2022 issue of 48° North. At the helm on a beautiful day in the…

#TBT: Discovering South Sound Treasures

In our latest installment of Throwback Thursday, Jo Bailey and Carl Nyberg…

Marine Wiring Workshop in Port Hadlock on July 9

Washington Sea Grant, NW School of Wooden Boatbuilding, and WSU Jefferson…

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Pocket Yacht Palooza Coming to Port Townsend July 23

Mark your calendar for the free July 23rd Pocket Yacht Palooza in Port Townsend — the largest…

Marine Swap Meet at Oak Harbor Yacht Club June 4

Whether you're looking to get rid of unused gear or you're in need of some parts for your boat, the…

Rainy But Fun, Windermere 2022 Didn’t Disappoint

Windermere 2022 provided great sailing, lots of laughs with friends, and truly apocalyptic rain.…

Costa Rica Recap: The Pura Vida Experience

If you're planning to cruise Central America, don't skip Costa Rica. The good life is for real.…

Worth the Wait — PNW Offshore 2022

The event's first-ever day-long postponement for weather didn't derail the hardy crews headed up…

Which Anchor to Choose?

Experienced cruisers work with a local resource who analyzes anchor performance to consider anchor…

Anacortes Boat & Yacht Show Featuring Trawlerfest Starts Thursday

The Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA) and Anacortes Chamber of Commerce are teaming up with…

A Sailor’s Sourdough Comes to Life on a Honeymoon Cruise

A several month cruise through British Columbia gives a couple a chance to celebrate their recent…

CYC Tacoma Cruising Day Sail Rally, June 11

A unique approach to a fun and welcoming on-the-water event has taken shape in Tacoma. The next…

Beacon Background: Alki Point Lighthouse

Explore the history of the iconic lighthouse that has been guiding mariners through Puget Sound for…