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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 …

How-To: Find and Fix your LEAKS!

How-To: Find and Fix your LEAKS!

Karen Higginson,   October 31, 2016

This is the How-To article from Alex and Jack Wilken, …

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Sea Stories

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. …


Race Reports

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 …


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: The Green Flash

#TBT: The Green Flash

Savannah McKenzie,   January 5, 2017

From the January 1999 issue of 48° North by William Galvani. Ulysses …


Two Hands, a Bent Boat, and Half a Shoestring

Two Hands, a Bent Boat, and Half a Shoestring

Joe Cline,   November 15, 2016

The following article, written by Rhys Balmer, was published in …


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: Dehler 38C

48°N Boat Test: Dehler 38C

Joe Cline,   October 24, 2016

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


#TBT: A Christmas Shanty

#TBT: A Christmas Shanty

Karen Higginson,   December 23, 2016

From the December 2001 issue of 48° North by Laurie Kimpton-Lorence Characters: Eli …


From Racing to Cruising

From Racing to Cruising

Savannah McKenzie,   November 8, 2016

Enjoyment, Satisfaction, and Skills Transfer By Alex Kimball from the …


The Vendée Globe: Evolution – Revolution in the IMOCA Open 60 Class

The Vendée Globe: Evolution – Revolution in the IMOCA Open 60 Class

Peter Marsh,   October 31, 2016

Generally thought of as the toughest sailboat race in the world, the …


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: The Night Before Christmas… On Eagle Harbor

#TBT: The Night Before Christmas… On Eagle Harbor

Savannah McKenzie,   December 9, 2016

Poem from the December 2012 issue of 48°North by Gerald Elfendahl. …