Galley Essentials: Spuds in Spitsbergen

The first throwback of Galley Week is one of Amanda's favorite culinary…

Galley Essentials Column Wrapping Up After 16 Years

This post kicks off Galley Week, in which we will share a few favorite Galley…

In a Light Swap Meet Season, Marine Thrift Plans for April 24th Event

Clean out your garages, lazarettes, and lockers, the Marine Thrift Swap Meet…

Race Ready Rigging Checklist

As the presenting sponsor of the SARC, PTR Rigging and Spars is committed to…

Lessons Learned: Flush With Options, Spring Cruising Starts

By the time the rhodies peak, Puget Sound sailors are deep into plans or…

Test and Document Your Boat’s Power System

From the April 2021 48° North Issue. To keep everything working on your summer…

An Ode to My Favorite Tool

In Marty McOmber's latest column, he gives props to an indispensable tool that…

Tips to Get Your Boat Out of its Winter Slumber

From the April 2021 issue of 48° North. One of the fortunate parts of being a…

Editorial: Spring Makes the Sailing Heart Fonder

From the April 2021 issue of 48° North. Spring boating is abuzz with evident…

How-To Insulate Your Boat’s Windows

From the April 2021 48° North issue Spring is here, but outside it will still…

Farewell Lifeline Netting, You Were a Win-Win

At this point 7 years ago, Porter was on the verge of his first birthday and in…

PNW Hero: Dick Rose – Part 1

Around the Pacific Northwest, heroes come in many forms, and 48° North is…

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Spontaneity Rewarded

From the March, 2021 issue of 48° North. Reminiscing on unplanned racing, downwind sailing and…

Artist’s View: Giant Green Anemone

Here's a digital-only installment of Larry Eifert's column, Artist's View: Secrets of the Salish…

The Dash to Shorthanded Racing

From the March, 2021 issue of 48° North. In 20/20 hindsight (or is that 2020?), one bright spot in…

Video: Talking Van Isle West Cruising with Salish Sea Pilot

Learn about cruising the west coast of Vancouver Island with Jim and Lynne from Salish Sea Pilot.…

Destination El Salvador: Embracing a New Country and Cruising Style

Motoring over a glass calm sea towards the coast of El Salvador, the excitement of getting to a new…

A Most Fabulous Day For Sailing – Girts Rekeviks Memorial Race

Anacortes Yacht Club's racing season kicked off with their annual point-to-point event that honors…

All Hail!

From the March issue of 48° North. Racing Rules about Hailing Another Boat There are many…

Boats Afloat Open House Coming March 19-21

From yacht brokers to marine lenders, the Boats Afloat Open House has you covered when it comes to…

Historic Coupeville

From the November, 2020 issue of 48° North. EXPLORING AN UNSUNG ANCHORAGE AND SEAPORT This year…

Live Long & Sail On

Is it Time For a Drysuit? From the March 2021 issue of 48° North. On my first real camp-cruising…