Point Hudson Marina Reopens January 25 with New Jetty

Port Townsend’s historic 50-slip Point Hudson Marina is opening again for…

PNW High School Sailors Take On The Rose Bowl Regatta

Northwest youth sailors travel south to share the water with top-level…

Boat Review: CWB’s Lake Union Swift

A New Sail Training Design, Built By Local High Schoolers Anyone who spends…

Coast Guard Approved First Aid at Sea Workshops in Seattle

Learn to effectively respond to hypothermia, near drowning, and other…

What Else Can Your Engine Do for You?

This Perkins has a hydraulic pump for power steering. Aboard many recreational…

Sailing Foundation to Host Two Hands-on Safety at Sea Seminars in March

The Sailing Foundation will be hosting US Sailing International Offshore…

Red Ruby Takes on the
Rolex Middle Sea Race

Red Ruby is a Jeanneau Sun Fast 3300 co-owned by Pacific Northwest sailors,…

Vancouver International Boat Show to Return February 1-5

The long-awaited return of an in-person Vancouver International Boat Show has…

Embracing a Broad Experience in Sailing

Sailing has been the center of my life for as long as I can remember. My…

New, Fun, and Familiar Events Coming to 2023 Seattle Boat Show

The 2023 Seattle Boat Show will once again include numerous events, featured…

A New Hobie and ILCA Builder with PNW Ties

Kurt Hoehne, small boat enthusiast, accomplished writer and editor, yacht…

Foulweather Bluff Protest and Resolution

An unusual situation unfolded during Corinthian Yacht Club (CYC) of Edmonds’…

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Casting Off:
Brother, Can Your Spare a Line?

Tom gives a hearty wave. Nearly every hobby or endeavor has its unofficial fraternity or sorority…

Jingle Sails

 From the December, 2020 issue of 48° North To the tune of "Jingle Bells" (verse) The pressure’s…

Winter Vashon: Snowpocalypse? Nope. Wild Ride? YES!

After a bleak forecast, Winter Vashon surprises with some sunny skies and more than enough wind to…

Winter Cruising Anyone?

Yes, offseason sailing has its rewards on the Salish Sea Cruising in the offseason isn’t for…

Holiday Splendor Around the Salish Sea

It’s no secret that winter cruising in the Pacific Northwest can be difficult. But it’s also an…

Three Sheets NW:
A Van Isle Cruiser’s Hat Trick

Sunrise over Vancouver Island on approach to their first post-passage anchorage. It was the…

Dates Set for 2023 Salish 100 Small Boat Cruise from Olympia to Port Townsend

Join fellow small boat enthusiasts on a week-long cruise in company from Olympia to Port Townsend,…

Seattle Boat Show Seminar Schedule Announced

The 2023 Seattle Boat Show kicks off on February 3 at Lumen Field and Bell Harbor Marina, and will…

TBT: The Dreaded Christmas Cruise

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

Offshore Doubles: Interview with Two Accomplished Doublehanding Couples

These two inspiring couples call Orcas Island home and each pair completed the Pacific Cup race to…