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A Thank You Letter from “Nefarious” to the Sailing Community

A Thank You Letter from “Nefarious” to the Sailing Community

Joe Cline,    June 29, 2018

Happy Friday, 48° North Fans! Read on for a gracious …Read More »

R2AK: Team Sail Like a Girl’s Trip to Victoria

R2AK: Team Sail Like a Girl’s Trip to Victoria

Joe Cline,    June 15, 2018

Hey R2AK Fans! This morning, we heard from the awesome crew …Read More »

United By Adventure – Friendships and Perspectives of Offshore Sailors and the Clipper Round the World Race

United By Adventure – Friendships and Perspectives of Offshore Sailors and the Clipper Round the World Race

Wendy Hinman,    April 11, 2018

Local author, Wendy Hinman, shares the story of her friendship …Read More »

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The ‘pac-man’ that could gobble up plastic from the Great Garbage Patch is ready for launch from San Francisco

The ‘pac-man’ that could gobble up plastic from the Great Garbage Patch is ready for launch from San Francisco

Karen Higginson,    September 5, 2018

Wilson, as it is named, is a 600-meter plastic-sweeper set …Read More »


Race Reports

“Poke and Destroy” Moves into First Place in Pac Cup Class

“Poke and Destroy” Moves into First Place in Pac Cup Class

Joe Cline,    July 20, 2018

As many of you know, we have been very excited …Read More »


Boat Tests

48°N Boat Test: Fountaine Pajot Lucia 40

48°N Boat Test: Fountaine Pajot Lucia 40

Joe Cline,    October 4, 2017

This article was originally published in the August 2017 issue …Read More »


Throwback Thursday

#TBT: The Kindest Coast

#TBT: The Kindest Coast

Karen Higginson,    October 10, 2018

From the May 2005 issue of 48° North by Jeremy Pataky …Read More »


Turning the Tide on Plastics

Turning the Tide on Plastics

Michele Rogalin Henderson,    May 11, 2018

The topic of plastic pollution is not a new one. …Read More »


48° North’s Top 25 Sailboats of 2017

48° North’s Top 25 Sailboats of 2017

Karen Higginson,    January 3, 2018

#1 Mor Jubilee Erik Kristen J/105 Corinthian YC Seattle Score:  100% …Read More »


Winds of Change: Rod Rigging Functionality, Interchangability, and Availability Considering Industry Changes

Winds of Change: Rod Rigging Functionality, Interchangability, and Availability Considering Industry Changes

Lisa Vizzini,    August 4, 2017

This article, by Lisa Vizzini, was originally published in the …Read More »


#TBT: B.C.’s Discovery Coast – Roscoe Inlet & Goose Island

#TBT: B.C.’s Discovery Coast – Roscoe Inlet & Goose Island

Karen Higginson,    October 4, 2018

From the March 2012 issue of 48° North by Jacquelyn Watt …Read More »


BoatUS Spring Commissioning Checklist

BoatUS Spring Commissioning Checklist

Karen Higginson,    March 27, 2018

Our friends at BoatUS have compiled a Spring Commissioning Checklist …Read More »


48 North Top 25 Sailboats of 2016

48 North Top 25 Sailboats of 2016

Karen Higginson,    November 6, 2017

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


The Perry Carbon Cutter Project

The Perry Carbon Cutter Project

Joe Cline,    February 8, 2017

This article originally appeared in the January 2017 “Boat Show …Read More »


#TBT: A Sailor Returns Home to the Sea

#TBT: A Sailor Returns Home to the Sea

Karen Higginson,    September 6, 2018

From the June 2009 issue of 48° North by Lance Ekhart …Read More »