STYC Fall Regatta

A fleet of 28 varied race boats came out for Sloop Tavern’s Fall Regatta. Good…

Return to Alaska

With their beloved boat Yahtzee on the hard for hurricane season, the Cross…

USCG Rescues Sailor in 30-foot Seas, 70-knot Winds

The US Coast Guard rescued a man from a disabled sailboat approximately 145…

Artist’s View: American Golden-Plover

Last spring, I saw hundreds of American golden-plovers on the western…

Two Pacific Northwest Legends Officially Inducted into National Sailing Hall of Fame

Everyone at 48° North extends a hearty congratulations to two legends in the…

December’s Winter Vashon is ON!

The famous Winter Vashon Race is back in December 2021, and it will once again…

With a Little Help from Our Friends

This article was originally published in the October 2021 issue of 48° North.…

Big Fall Fun: PSSC Big Boats

The full gamut of Seattle conditions were on offer for the large fleet of…

Diesel Deep Dive: Quirks of the Engine Cooling System

Exploring the quirks of the marine diesel engine cooling system. This article…

CYC Seattle Team Wins U.S. Offshore Sailing Championship

Congratulations to Steve Travis and crew for winning the U.S. Offshore Sailing…

Close to the Water: The Portland Sail & Oar League

Back in my dinghy racing days, I was out on the river one day when it occurred…

Coast Guard-Approved First Aid at Sea Workshop in Seattle

Learn to effectively treat hypothermia, near drowning and other incidents while…

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The Buddy System

Seasoned cruisers share their experiences pairing up with other sailors. This article was…

#TBT: A Father’s Lessons

Throwback Thursday is back with the story of an adventurous father and the lessons he taught.…

Artist’s View: The Painted Anemone

This article was originally published in the September 2021 issue of 48° North. Anemones are…

Vaccine Cards Required in British Columbia

Effective September 13, those born on or before 2009 must have at least one dose of a Covid-19…

A Real Live Boat Show: Boats Afloat is Underway!

The show at South Lake Union is going great, and runs through this Sunday evening. Walking through…

Fisheries Supply/48° North Swap Meet Postponed to Spring 2022

Unfortunately this weekend's Swap Meet is a no-go. Fingers crossed for next spring! Things were…

Sailing the Salish 100

This article was originally published in the September 2021 issue of 48° North. Every year of my…

The Sailing Foundation’s Online Auction: Some Real Good Stuff to Support a Really Great Organization

Support The Sailing Foundation during their 50th Anniversary Auction, which is open now and ends…

How-To: Get Away From the Dock, Stay Away from the Dock

This article was originally published in the September 2021 issue of 48° North. About a year ago,…

NMTA Announces Available Grant Funding for Grow Boating Program

The Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA) is once again making funds available for promoting…