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Two Hands, a Bent Boat, and Half a Shoestring

Two Hands, a Bent Boat, and Half a Shoestring

Joe Cline,   November 15, 2016

The following article, written by Rhys Balmer, was published in …

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 …

How-To: Find and Fix your LEAKS!

How-To: Find and Fix your LEAKS!

Karen Higginson,   October 31, 2016

This is the How-To article from Alex and Jack Wilken, …

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Sea Stories

From Racing to Cruising

From Racing to Cruising

Savannah McKenzie,   November 8, 2016

Enjoyment, Satisfaction, and Skills Transfer By Alex Kimball from the …


Race Reports

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 …


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: Marine Parks of Middle Puget Sound

#TBT: Marine Parks of Middle Puget Sound

Karen Higginson,   December 1, 2016

From the February 2009 issue of 48° North by Migael Scherer Winter …


The First Days Away

The First Days Away

Becca Guillote,   November 3, 2016

This article from cruiser, Becca Guillote, was published in the …


The Vendée Globe: Evolution – Revolution in the IMOCA Open 60 Class

The Vendée Globe: Evolution – Revolution in the IMOCA Open 60 Class

Peter Marsh,   October 31, 2016

Generally thought of as the toughest sailboat race in the world, 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: Thanksgiving Onboard

#TBT: Thanksgiving Onboard

Michael Collins,   November 24, 2016

Thanksgiving Onboard Meal preparation in our galley takes both ingenuity …


A Pacific Encounter with Abandoned S/V WAVE SWEEPER

A Pacific Encounter with Abandoned S/V WAVE SWEEPER

Randall Reeves,   September 27, 2016

UPDATE September 28, 2016: Confusion about which boat this is …


Youth Sailing Fall Season Wrap-up

Youth Sailing Fall Season Wrap-up

Karen Higginson,   October 13, 2016

With 120 sailors, 100 boats rigged, and course set, the …


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 If You Must Winterize…

#TBT If You Must Winterize…

Savannah McKenzie,   November 18, 2016

By Jack and Alex Wilken From the November 2011 issue …