Close to the Water: The Best Gift

Able to be carried, Tim’s peapod is a good size for his adventures. On a rowing…

Two-Day Boating Education Course Offered at Oak Harbor Yacht Club

For novice boaters wanting to learn more and needing to get there state boater…

Come Visit 48° North at the Seattle Boat Show!

The big Seattle Boat Show is underway, and we'd love to see you here! For 76…

48° North’s Top 25 Racing Sailboats of 2022

The highly anticipated and hotly contested 48° North Top 25 is back! In 2022,…

Registration Now Open for 48° North’s 2023 Cruising Rally

The 48° North Cruising Rally is back for another great year, running from July…

Icon on the Sound, West Point Lighthouse

The West Point Light has guided mariners in and out of Seattle since 1881. This…

Washington State Parks Boating Program Advisory Council Seeks Two New Members

Looking to get involved in the future of boating education and injury…

Furthering the Circle:
OWSA’s Group Charter Success in the Islands

Deb on the bow of the Beneteau 41, Ardent. Students and mentors affiliated with…

CYC Seattle’s Popular ‘Fridays in February’ Speaker Series is Back

CYC's annual speaker series offers fun times, and inspiring and informative…

January Products News

Garmin Quatix® 7 Sapphire Edition Garmin’s new quatix 7 Sapphire GPS…

Point Hudson Marina Reopens January 25 with New Jetty

Port Townsend’s historic 50-slip Point Hudson Marina is opening again for…

PNW High School Sailors Take On The Rose Bowl Regatta

Northwest youth sailors travel south to share the water with top-level…

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A New Hobie and ILCA Builder with PNW Ties

Kurt Hoehne, small boat enthusiast, accomplished writer and editor, yacht broker, and the person…

Foulweather Bluff Protest and Resolution

An unusual situation unfolded during Corinthian Yacht Club (CYC) of Edmonds’ annual Foulweather…

The 2023 Seattle Area Racing Calendar is Live!

48° North is once again proud to bring you our annual racing calendar — SARC — which highlights…

Close to the Water: A Dream Boat Saved

Boats are dreams. The ones we want, the ones we build — even the ones that just sit collecting…

December Products News

» Mantus Solar Navigation Light Mantus Marine continues to innovate with their newest product…

Paddle Path:
Winter Downwind Paddling in the PNW

Staring out my window on Budd Inlet, I can’t help but recall the fully immersive experience of…

The Cruising Cure

With Jill at the helm and me working lines and placing fenders, we coaxed Yahtzee off the dock…

‘Twas the Storm Before Christmas

Over the years, 48° North has decked the hulls with a variety of boating related yuletide joy.…

Casting Off:
Brother, Can Your Spare a Line?

Tom gives a hearty wave. Nearly every hobby or endeavor has its unofficial fraternity or sorority…

Jingle Sails

 From the December, 2020 issue of 48° North To the tune of "Jingle Bells" (verse) The pressure’s…