Video: Team American Magic AC75 “Patriot” Capsizes While Racing in New Zealand

Watch as American Magic's AC75 Patriot capsizes in a strong gust of wind while…

5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Seattle Boat Show Connected Experience 

The 2021 Seattle Boat Show Connected is almost here, get organized for the big…

Worn Out: Active Cruising and Gear Lifespan

Lessons learned from years of cruising about onboard gear and how it runs its…

Destination: Home

I felt the ship dock with a gentle bump, then the engine shut down. A moment…

An Invitation for Inclusion in 2021: Reviewing the Women’s Panel from US Sailing’s DEI Series

48° North friend and contributor, Jennifer Harkness, not only gives us an…

Andy Cross and Jamie Gifford Talk Cruising Sails on The Morning Muster Podcast

Recently, 48° North columnist Jamie Gifford and editor Andy Cross sat down…

Two New Virtual Boating Classes Aim to Help Boaters Gain Knowledge & Confidence

The Deception Pass Sail & Power Squadron recently announced two new virtual…

The Pacific Northwest Offshore Race is ON for 2021!

Organizers of Pacific Northwest Offshore (formerly the Oregon Offshore) have…

What Will You Do This Year?

Letter from the editor from the January 2021 issue of 48° North. 2021, we’re…

Close to the Water: Fun Stinks

As a kid, I loved our family’s banana-yellow speedboat. It was the most typical…

Seattle Boat Show Connected Coming January 28-31

The new virtual event does what the boat show always has — connect shoppers…

Chasing Rum on Puget Sound

Lucile McDonald (1898-1992) was an amazing journalist/historian/author on the…

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Beneteau Oceanis 30.1

A 48° North Boat Test From the November, 2020 issue of 48° North. I’ve been excited to get out on…

Gear Review: Vesper Cortex after a few months

The Vesper Cortex is an AIS Class B+ SOTDMA transponder combined with VHF radio and remote…

Lazy days in Zihuatanejo

Looking skyward from our dinghy, I watch dozens of dark brown frigate birds whirl overhead in…

The Dreaded Christmas Cruise

From the December 2019 issue of 48° North. The grinchiest of pooches, Barfy the Boat Dog, might…

Galley Essentials: A Winter Kayak to Henry Island

An offseason kayaking trip to Henry Island pairs well with some delicious dishes. Splish, splash,…

There Is A Holiday Boat Parade After All

Seattle Christmas Boat Parade on Lake Union Scheduled For December 19, 2020. For Seattle area…

Sailing Lake Chelan

Beautiful Scenery, Diverse Conditions, and Sailor Camaraderie Make for a Memorable Group Cruise…

These are a few of our favorite (boat) things

From the December 2020 issue of 48° North If you’ve ever lived-aboard or spent much time on a boat,…

2021 Swiftsure International Yacht Race Canceled

We certainly understand and respect the decision — but like the organizers, we're disappointed that…

Smooth running NMEA 2000 networks with smart universal terminators

Keep your NMEA 2000 network running smoothly with a universal terminator that has an LED showing…