R2AK 2021 Canceled, But the News Isn’t All Bad…

There's no other way to break the news than to just say it: Race to Alaska…

Racing Rules Changes for 2021

From the December, 2020 issue of 48° North. In addition to saying “good…

Jingle Sails

From the December, 2020 issue of 48° North To the tune of "Jingle Bells"…

HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

As a cruiser, every holiday is a little different. Yet each one retains the…

‘Twas the Storm Before Christmas

From the December 2017 issue of 48° North.   Blustery cloudbanks and…

America’s Cup World Series Takes Flight

For the first time, the foiling monohull AC 75s lined up against one another…

Steve Callahan: Part Two

Voyaging and Survival Philosophy From the December 2020 issue of 48° North.…

U.S. Coast Guard Survey Offers Heaps of Data on Recreational Boating

The U.S. Coast Guard recently released their national survey on recreational…

Beneteau Oceanis 30.1

A 48° North Boat Test From the November, 2020 issue of 48° North. I’ve been…

Gear Review: Vesper Cortex after a few months

The Vesper Cortex is an AIS Class B+ SOTDMA transponder combined with VHF radio…

Lazy days in Zihuatanejo

Looking skyward from our dinghy, I watch dozens of dark brown frigate birds…

The Dreaded Christmas Cruise

From the December 2019 issue of 48° North. The grinchiest of pooches, Barfy the…

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Port Townsend Thunderbirds

A History, and Review of the 2020 Sailing Season From the December 2020 issue of 48° North. A…

Product News: December 2020

B&G V100 & V100-B VHF Radio, Class-B AIS Systems B&G Sailing Electronics recently…

Sneaking Out: A Quick Overnight Cruise on the Columbia

Come late August, it dawned on my wife that we’d never managed to go on vacation this year. I’d…

FOR YOUR BOAT’S SAKE

When my younger sister and I were kids, our parents took us on a cross-country skiing vacation in…

Get Your Washington Boater Education Card with Two-Day Certification Course

Deception Pass Sail and Power Squadron is offering an introductory boating class where attendees…

Insider ideas: Totem’s 2020 gift guide

Every year we put a holiday gift guide together, to help pick out something special for the…

Thanksgiving Aboard

Rewarding No Matter Where You Go or What You Eat From the November 2020 issue of 48° North. The…

VIDEO PSA: Coast Guard Urges Paddlers to Label their Watercraft

SEATTLE, WA - The Coast Guard and its Washington and Oregon boating safety agency partners urge…

How to Report Nautical Chart Corrections

One great virtue of electronic charts is their ability to be updated quickly by both NOAA's Office…

#TBT: Fall Cruising Adventures | Circumnavigating Fidalgo Island

Looking back down memory lane at some classic fall cruising adventures, here's a post for Throwback…