Offshore Doubles: Interview with Two Accomplished Doublehanding Couples

These two inspiring couples call Orcas Island home and each pair completed the…

Doable DIY:
Crafting a Simple, Durable Dodger

Have you ever noticed an old and badly neglected sailboat at the marina or boat…

CYC Turkey Bowl Recap

CYC Turkey Bowl Regatta, which was also the District 22 Grand Prix Series…

Editor’s Letter: Continuing Excitement for Shorthanded Racing

I am frequently asked, “What is cool or noteworthy in the world of sailing?…

Destinations: Verging on Cape Caution

Here's our latest destinations installment courtesy of SalishSeaPilot.com's Jim…

The Race to Alaska Documentary Now Available for Streaming

Now ready to stream nationally from the warm and dry comfort of home, the Race…

Beacon Background:
Patos Island Lighthouse

Patos Island Lighthouse, 1915. Photo courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard. Boaters…

Thanksgiving Aboard

Rewarding No Matter Where You Go or What You Eat The sweet smell of pumpkin pie…

Galley Essentials: Fall Harvest Season in the Pacific Northwest

This installation of our former long-running culinary cruising column, Galley…

November Products News

ICOM M605 VHF Radio Not simply a VHF radio, M605 is designed to allow users the…

The Fast Lane on Golden Shores — Round the County 2022

Two days, 120 boats, 700 sailors, 65 miles... Another wonderful November…

Advanced First Aid & CPR/AED for the Mariner Courses

Our NWMC colleagues are partnering with Backcountry Medical Guides to offer…

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Video: Following Duracell Project’s Ballast Tank Modifications

48° North contributors Matt Steverson and Janneke Petersen have been busy with their…

Alone on a SUP in the Arctic

Karl Krüger's 420-mile Arctic SUP route in 2022. She was surrounded by women. They all sat on the…

CWB’s Lake Union Swift Project Finishes Three Boats Made by Kids, For Kids

The Center for Wooden Boats (CWB) in South Lake Union has recently launched a new class of vessels…

November Ed Letter:
Thankful for Sailing Mentors and Friends

Since I first got my hands on a tiller and sheet, I’ve known every nook and cranny along the…

Seattle Christmas Boat Parade Setting Sail on December 17

A Seattle holiday classic is back in 2022, as the Christmas Boat Parade will bring local boaters…

Winterizing Checklist

Make sure you've thought about what how to take care of your boat as we enter a new season. As the…

Marina Hosting at Blake Island State Park

Linda standing at the ready on Blake Island. Have you ever considered being a volunteer host for…

FOR YOUR BOAT’S SAKE

As we move into another blustery Pacific Northwest rainy season, it felt like a good time to…

Bewitching Beacons of the Northwest Coast

Why do so many lighthouses inspire ghost stories? Often when I mention a beacon – particularly a…

Marine Thrift Comes Into Its Own

Learn more about our colleagues who offer awesome deals on cool second-hand boat stuff at Port…