Only Six Spots Remain on 48° North Cruising Rally July 28 – August 2… Register today!

The 48° North Cruising Rally back again this year, and we're already over…

Close to the Water: A Second Cruise with My Mate

A Second Cruise Brings Border Crossings, Uncertainty, and Lessons Learned.

Diesel Deep Dive: Magic Inside Your Cylinders

For many folks, the engine aboard their boat is a mystery and what happens…

NEW COLUMN: Hikes for Boaters

We are excited to welcome Michael Boyd and Karen Johnson to the family of 48°…

Christina Wolfe of Orcas Island Wins Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year!

48° North contributor, Red Ruby Report columnist, and PNW sailor…

Come Visit 48° North at the Seattle Boat Show!

The big Seattle Boat Show is underway, and we'd love to see you here! For 77…

48° North’s Top 25 Racing Sailboats for 2023

Wow, what a year 2023 was! Such great racing in every imaginable condition…

Editor’s Letter: Pass It On

With the Seattle Boat Show upon us, it's a great chance to channel our…

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The Joys in the Boat: How an Iconic Sport Helped Define the Region

My “gateway boat” was a rowing scull with double oars and a sliding seat. I nearly fell in the…

Experiential Exploration: 9th Grade at Maritime High School

Hear from current students about the experiences in their first year at MHS. The application window…

Paul Bieker Named Winner of the Cruising Club of America’s Diana Russell Award

The CCA award for innovation goes to Pacific Northwesterner, Paul Bieker — leading-edge developer…

Vancouver International Boat Show Starts January 31

Prepare to set sail as the Vancouver International Boat Show makes its return from January 31 to…

Reflecting on Five Decades of Southern Straits Races

When 48° North asked new Southern Straits Regatta Chair, Peter Salusbury, if he could think of an…

Port of Bremerton Receives WPPA Port of the Year Honor

Each year, the Washington Public Ports Association (WPPA) selects one port to honor as the…

Editor’s Letter: Small Events Are Good? Indeed.

I spend an inordinate amount of time thinking about increasing participation in sailing and…

Youth Sailing Beat: Observations and Opportunities for the PNW

In June, I came to the Pacific Northwest to be the new Youth Sailing Director at The Sailing…