What’s life like on passage?

From Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and Alaska, all the way south to…

Staying Afloat: On Zodiacs, Zinfandel and Buoyancy

When it comes to the attributes of buoyancy, most boaters have some awareness…

Remembering Laurie Davidson: World Renowned Yacht Designer with PNW Ties

This article was originally published in the December 2021 issue of 48° North.…

CYC Turkey Bowl — Intergenerational Dinghy Goodness

Sailors of all ages came to the waters of Shilshole Bay for some small boat…

All-Women Team on J/105 Creative Bring Collaborative Spirit to Round the County

Good times, team work, and a focus on the journey for the women sailing J/105…

RAVEN Takes Flight: Breathing New Life into an 88-year-old Motorsailer

This article was originally published in the December 2021 issue of 48° North.…

Artist’s View: How Birds Keep Warm in the Winter

Baby, it’s cold outside. But compared with some other places — the Arctic,…

TBT: A Thanksgiving Rip

In honor of turkey day, here's a little sail tale for you to gobble gobble.…

Tech Talk with SeaBits: Working Remotely from the Boat

This article was originally published in the November 2021 issue of 48° North…

November Products News

This article was originally published in the November 2021 issue of 48° North…

Happily Home on the Sea

Last week I wrote a sailing story for the blog, but it felt a bit rushed to…

Round the County, Noah’s Ark Edition

David Miller shares the following tale of his crew's weekend of fun at Round…

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West Coast Sailing Joins Zim and Dwyer to Create New Company, Starting Line Sailing

Starting Line Sailing, Inc. Acquires Zim Sailing and Dwyer Mast & Rigging; combining forces…

Coast Guard Rescues Stranded Puppy in Kodiak, Alaska

When the crew of a grounded fishing vessel lost their beloved puppy, the Coast Guard jumped into…

The Big Voyage of Tinyboatsessions: Songs, Small Boats & the Sea

This article was originally published in the November 2021 issue of 48° North The spring flow of…

Pacific Marine Expo In-Person Nov. 18-20

Pacific Marine Expo, the West Coast’s largest commercial marine trade show, docks in Seattle from…

Beacon Background: The North Head Lighthouse

This article was originally published in the November 2021 issue of 48° North North Head is a…

Witches Rule the Water

Taking in the scene at Portland's annual spooky SUP Witch Paddle. After a week of unrelenting rain,…

Spotted on the Sound: MarkSetBot

Sailboat racing is a popular pastime on the waters around Seattle and Western Washington.…

My Boat: 1993 Hunter Legend 40.5 ‘Atargatis’

Atargatis is a 41-foot 1993 Hunter Legend 40.5 that belongs to the awesome Korwel family from…

SYC Grand Prix 2021

Sailors attending Seattle Yacht Club's Grand Prix Regatta enjoyed three days of diverse and…

October Products News

This article was originally published in the October 2021 issue of 48° North.  » Mantus Scuba Pack…