Protocol and Class Rule Announced for 37th America’s Cup

Reduced crew numbers, a nationality rule, a women's America's Cup, and a youth…

Electric Philosophy: A New Solar Electric Powercat Sails on the Sun

The Concept, Design, and Application of a New Solar Electric Powercat. In each…

Three Sheets Northwest: Sailing Home to British Columbia

This article was originally published in the November 2021 issue of 48° North…

Seattle Christmas Boat Parade Setting Sail on December 18

A Seattle holiday classic is back in 2021, as the Christmas Boat Parade will…

A few days at Oro Bay

Oro Bay on the south end of Anderson Island in the Salish Sea is a beautiful…

48° North Gift Guide 2021

This article was originally published in the November 2021 issue of 48° North…

Video: A Southeast Alaska Summer

Carl Davis and his wife Roz Montgomery moved to Orcas Island 5 years ago, where…

Close to the Water: A Bunk on the Water

This article was originally published in the November 2021 issue of 48° North…

West Coast Sailing Joins Zim and Dwyer to Create New Company, Starting Line Sailing

Starting Line Sailing, Inc. Acquires Zim Sailing and Dwyer Mast & Rigging;…

Coast Guard Rescues Stranded Puppy in Kodiak, Alaska

When the crew of a grounded fishing vessel lost their beloved puppy, the Coast…

The Big Voyage of Tinyboatsessions: Songs, Small Boats & the Sea

This article was originally published in the November 2021 issue of 48° North…

Pacific Marine Expo In-Person Nov. 18-20

Pacific Marine Expo, the West Coast’s largest commercial marine trade show,…

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Be Whale Wise as Seasonal Changes Bring Extra Challenges to Resident Killer Whales

The seasons are changing, and as the summer Chinook salmon runs wane in the Salish Sea, Southern…

STYC Fall Regatta

A fleet of 28 varied race boats came out for Sloop Tavern’s Fall Regatta. Good times were had all…

Return to Alaska

With their beloved boat Yahtzee on the hard for hurricane season, the Cross family returns to their…

USCG Rescues Sailor in 30-foot Seas, 70-knot Winds

The US Coast Guard rescued a man from a disabled sailboat approximately 145 nautical miles west of…

Artist’s View: American Golden-Plover

Last spring, I saw hundreds of American golden-plovers on the western wilderness beaches of…

Two Pacific Northwest Legends Officially Inducted into National Sailing Hall of Fame

Everyone at 48° North extends a hearty congratulations to two legends in the PNW sailing community…

December’s Winter Vashon is ON!

The famous Winter Vashon Race is back in December 2021, and it will once again kick off the…

With a Little Help from Our Friends

This article was originally published in the October 2021 issue of 48° North.  After I retired from…

Big Fall Fun: PSSC Big Boats

The full gamut of Seattle conditions were on offer for the large fleet of keelboats enjoying one of…

Diesel Deep Dive: Quirks of the Engine Cooling System

Exploring the quirks of the marine diesel engine cooling system. This article was originally…