Finding a cellular data plan for your boat

One of the biggest challenges with staying connected on the water is finding an…

Jim Depue Memorial Race — Doing What Sailors Do

Kicking off the West Sound Sailing Association series, the Jim Depue Memorial…

Who Rescued Whom?

Refitting a Lightning for cruising and adventure racing From the February, 2021…

Standing Firm

The natural ambiance of Hope Island provides a mariner’s sanctuary From the…

Vancouver International Boat Show Begins Wednesday

The 2021 Vancouver Virtual International Boat Show Runs February 24-27 and is…

The Nuts & Bolts of Lithium Power Systems

Tech Talk with SeaBits From the February, 2021 issue of 48° North. Lithium…

GRIB School: Explaining this Ubiquitous Component of Modern Marine Weather

What is a GRIB File? Use of numerical weather model forecasts by individual…

48N Editor Andy Cross Wins Boat Writers International Award!

Our own Andy Cross wowed a panel of judges in Boat Writers International's…

New Owners At Marine Servicenter: Dan and Lisa Krier

Winds shift at a pillar of the Pacific Northwest maritime industry, Marine…

A Better Boat for Dream Chasing

It was April when I consciously admitted it: I’d made a mistake buying that old…

How To: Beware of the Exhaust Elbow

Add this often missed and neglected engine part to your maintenance checklist…

US Sailing Updates Safety at Sea Certificate Requirements Due to Pandemic

US Sailing has updated the Safety at Sea certificate requirements and…

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Buying a Bluewater Sailboat During the Pandemic

A Complicated Delivery, An Unplanned Adventure, and One Family’s Maiden Voyage From the January,…

The Riveting Final 24 Hours of the Vendée Globe

The premiere solo round-the-world race came down to the wire after 80 days alone at sea. On Tuesday…

Seattle Boat Show Connected is Underway

Seattle Boat Show Connected Impresses, Offering Attendees a Curated Collection of Boating…

Region’s first maritime high school to open in September 2021

From the February 2021 issue of 48° North A few years ago, Port of Seattle Commissioner Ryan…

Product News: January 2021

From the January 2021 issue of 48° North SCANSTRUT–ROKK Wireless Edge The ROKK Wireless Edge phone…

Four Days of Seminars at Seattle Boat Show Connected

Part of what makes the Seattle Boat Show so popular every year is their excellent slate of…

Dinghy Decisions – Choosing a Tender for A Small Boat

As I moved to an anchoring mindset with my 1985 Pacific Seacraft Flicka 20, Sampaguita, I was going…

A Parting Delivery

Letting Go After Three Years and More Than 3,000 Miles From the January 2021 issue of 48° North.…

Galley Essentials: Stories from the Galley of Kiana

I came across Alie and Ben through social media sites and after enjoying their posts I asked her if…

Artist’s View: Humpback Whale

From the January 2021 issue of 48° North A couple months ago, a juvenile humpback whale was found…