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48 North Top 25 Sailboats of 2016

48 North Top 25 Sailboats of 2016

Karen Higginson,   January 6, 2017

#1 Different Drummer Charles Hill CYC Seattle Score:  98.2% Fisheries …

Request from 48° North to Participate in Reader Survey:

Request from 48° North to Participate in Reader Survey:

Joe Cline,   January 4, 2017

Dear 48° North Readers, We need your help! If you …

48° North Interview: Laura Dekker

48° North Interview: Laura Dekker

Cara Kuhlman,   November 23, 2016

Laura Dekker started her circumnavigation at age 14 and completed …

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Sea Stories

Dementia Adventure

Dementia Adventure

Michael Collins,   January 23, 2017

Dementia Adventure Encouraging People with Dementia to Reap the Physical …


Race Reports

Failing to Safety: Crossfire and the 2016 Vic-Maui

Failing to Safety: Crossfire and the 2016 Vic-Maui

Joe Cline,   January 13, 2017

This article, by Cara Kuhlman, originally appeared in the December …


Boat Tests

A Space Heater to Consider for Your Boat…

A Space Heater to Consider for Your Boat…

Joe Cline,   October 29, 2016

Here at 48° North, we seldom make specific product recommendations …


Throwback Thursday

#TBT: How Much Does it Cost to Escape the “Rat Race”?

#TBT: How Much Does it Cost to Escape the “Rat Race”?

Savannah McKenzie,   February 17, 2017

From the April 2003 issue of 48° North. Written by Sharon …


When Whales Meet Sails

When Whales Meet Sails

Joe Cline,   January 11, 2017

This article comes to us from 48° North interviewee, Damian …


Round the County 2016: The Glory Report

Round the County 2016: The Glory Report

Joe Cline,   November 11, 2016

  I love Round the County. You love Round the …


48°N Boat Test: Dehler 38C

48°N Boat Test: Dehler 38C

Joe Cline,   October 24, 2016

There are a lot of performance cruisers available these days. …


#TBT: Trekka Sails Again

#TBT: Trekka Sails Again

Karen Higginson,   February 9, 2017

From the October 2005 issue of 48° North by Shirley Hewett After 25 …


The 27 Month Plan

The 27 Month Plan

Jon Henderson,   December 7, 2016

We’re here, and we’re not talking about a physical destination. …


Every Sailor is a Winner in the Vendée Globe

Every Sailor is a Winner in the Vendée Globe

Peter Marsh,   November 4, 2016

This Sunday, a one of sailing’s greatest challenges begins in Les …


48°N Boat Test: Dufour 350 Grand Large

48°N Boat Test: Dufour 350 Grand Large

Richard Hazelton,   October 4, 2016

Longtime 48° North Editor, Richard Hazelton, came out of retirement …


#TBT Paul Bieker… Computers, Carbon Fiber and a Better Solution

#TBT Paul Bieker… Computers, Carbon Fiber and a Better Solution

Michael Collins,   February 2, 2017

#TBT: Paul Bieker… Computers, Carbon Fiber and a Better Solution …