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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 …

48 North Top 25 Sailboats of 2016

48 North Top 25 Sailboats of 2016

Karen Higginson,   January 6, 2017

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

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 …

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Sea Stories

Carefree Culinary Cuisine by Amanda Swan Neal

Carefree Culinary Cuisine by Amanda Swan Neal

Karen Higginson,   March 2, 2017

John and I flew to Arizona for a few days …


Race Reports

Failing to Safety: Crossfire and the 2016 Vic-Maui

Failing to Safety: Crossfire and the 2016 Vic-Maui

Joe Cline,   January 13, 2017

This article, by Cara Kuhlman, originally appeared in the December …


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: Five Days, Four Islands – A brief journal of the unexpected

#TBT: Five Days, Four Islands – A brief journal of the unexpected

Michael Collins,   April 6, 2017

A shortened schedule fosters a new resolve ” Carpe dies …


Cruising Barkley Sound

Cruising Barkley Sound

Conrad Wharton,   February 24, 2017

This article, by Conrad Wharton, is from the February 2017 …


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 …


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: Nautical Enquirer: Aliens are Changing NW Weather

#TBT: Nautical Enquirer: Aliens are Changing NW Weather

Savannah McKenzie,   March 30, 2017

From the April 2005 issue of 48° North NOAA Weather …


Important Inspiration at “Women in Boating” Panel

Important Inspiration at “Women in Boating” Panel

Cara Kuhlman,   February 3, 2017

A competitive rower, a commercial captain, a maritime tradeswoman, a …


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: 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: Local Sailor and Designer Paul Bieker  Heads  BMW Oracle  Structures Team in Seattle

#TBT: Local Sailor and Designer Paul Bieker Heads BMW Oracle Structures Team in Seattle

Michael Collins,   March 16, 2017

Local Sailor and Designer Paul Bieker Heads BMW Oracle Structures …