TBT#: Head Out for Some Winter Cruising

From the February 2008 issue of 48° North by Migael Scherer Most pleasure boats…

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…

Red Ruby Project: Down to the Wire in the Rolex Middle Sea Race

There were 110 boats entered in this year’s Rolex Middle Sea Race. Red Ruby,…

J/Podders at J/70 Worlds

The Rookie Experience FRAM-96 lit up after a windward mark rounding. Late in…

CYC Seattle’s Fridays in February Series 2024

The popular presentation series returns with three new inspiring and…

Discovering the Puget Sound Cruising Club

The Puget Sound Cruising Club (PSCC) celebrated its 50th anniversary on Friday,…

Sea Tales at Artful Sailor, February 18: Sailing with The Golden Rule

At The Artful Sailor's loft in Port Townsend, a unique and inspiring…

January Products News

Ewincher SailForce Ewincher recently introduced their innovative SailForce…

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Ride Along: Perspectives from the Bridge of a Kitsap Fast Ferry

Captain Tom Healy at the helm of the fast ferry, Finest. Captain Tom Healy looks forward to winter.…

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…

SARC 2024 is LIVE!

Highly anticipated each year, our Seattle Area Racing Calendar (SARC) comes out with the January…

Close to the Water: Finding Awe in the New Year

As boaters, we get to see the world from a unique perspective. We arrive in cities or towns by…

‘Twas the Morning of High Tide

'Twas the morning of high tide, and in the marina The brightwork did shine with a hint of patina;…

Sewing Sails Under Sail

The author found an occasion early on to try her sewing machine underway. A new sewing machine…