Seeking to Understand more about the Crew Overboard Tragedy at Race Week

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

Seattle Boats Afloat Show Returning to South Lake Union

Mark your calendars for September 16-19, the Seattle Boats Afloat Show is…

Salish 200: Fun in the Full Range of Breeze and Seas

J/125 Hamachi's owners, Jason Andrews and Shaun Dougherty, founded the Salish…

Southern Marinas Acquires Elliott Bay Marina

The iconic Seattle marina — one of the largest private marinas on the West…

Boat Test: Lagoon 42

48° North Editor, Joe Cline, puts the sails up on the Lagoon 42 — one of the…

How Healthy is the Salish Sea? The EPA and Environment Canada Answer the Question

As boaters, we care deeply about the special place that we call home. But how…

Close to the Water: Secret Society of the Lower Columbia

With miles of backwater sloughs, scads of wildlife, and no competition for…

Grateful for 360 Miles of (Type-Two) Fun

Team Gratitude was one of 56 teams who challenged themselves in the inaugural…

New Craze: Wing Foiling

“The least expensive and simplest way to foil on Puget Sound.” When somebody…

State Parks Begins Mooring Buoy Repair Project in San Juan Islands

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission began contracted mooring…

Three Sheets Northwest: Spring Surprises in the San Juans

We pulled into Rosario Resort on a gloriously warm Thursday afternoon and saw…

The Northern Century Race is ON!

Anacortes Yacht Club invites all PNW sailboat racers to come out for the…

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Boaters Urged to Use Caution Around Cold Water During Heat Wave

The Pacific Northwest is experiencing a heat wave and boaters, kayakers and paddlers are being…

Tales of the Northwest Passage: What’s in a fish?

This article originally appeared in the June 2021 issue of 48° North. Night had begun to return…

#TBT: A Gem of the Broughtons, Greenway Sound

Throwback Thursday returns with a British Columbia cruising favorite. I've come across quite a few…

Sailor Dies After Falling Overboard During Race Week Anacortes

It is with heavy hearts that we at 48° North pass along the news of a fatality at Race Week…

June Products News

This article originally appeared in the June 2021 issue of 48° North. » Gill Front or Side Zip PFD…

Northwest Maritime Center Envisions Community Classroom, Buys Swan Hotel

Onward! The Northwest Maritime Center moves forward with plans to grow their campus and reach more…

Get Ready to Raise Your Sails—Sailstice is Tomorrow!

The global celebration of sailing — Summer Sailstice — turns 21 tomorrow! Here are a few ways to…

Raku’s Winning PNW Offshore Experience

Chris and Justin Wolfe share the story of their epic and podium-topping effort on the J/111 Raku in…

Kenai Peninsula Discovered

Adventure and solitude found in this stunning cruiser's playground. From the June 2021 issue of 48°…

MY BOAT | A Classic Racer-Cruiser, the Swan 391 OxoMoxo

This article originally appeared in the June 2021 issue of 48° North. For Doug Frazer, sailing…