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The Adventure We Got: PNWers Tackle the Fastnet 2021

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

Maritime High School Welcomes Inaugural Class on Sept. 2

Through a unique partnership, the Highline School District is opening the…

Tech Talk with SeaBits: Anchor Alarms

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

Tough Decision Made to Cancel the 2021 Wooden Boat Festival

Despite the best efforts to put on a safe and fun Wooden Boat Festival this…

Full Send to Point Roberts: Northern Century 2021

Billed as the "toughest race you'll ever love", Anacortes Yacht Club's Northern…

Seeking to Understand more about the Crew Overboard Tragedy at Race Week

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

Boaters Play Critical Role in Protecting Endangered Whales 

With the busy Labor Day weekend approaching, the last hurrah for many summer…

August Products News

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

From the Drink: Takeaways After a Fall Off the Dock

Falling into the water from a dock is a real danger that we don't think will…

Desolation Sound Stern Ties Upgraded to be More Visible

Cruisers visiting Desolation Sound should now more easily be able to identify…

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BC Boat Show at Port Sidney Returns in Late September

The BC Boat Show at Port Sidney Marina has grown to become the largest in-water boat show on…

Diesel Deep Dive: Buying a Rebuilt Engine

This article was originally published in the August 2021 issue of 48° North.  Summer is upon us,…

Gig Harbor BoatShop Offering New & Unique Class: Mini Boat School

Build a traditional 16-foot wooden motor launch with master boatbuilding instructor Patrick Mahon.…

Barbecued Salmon, West Coast Style

This recipe comes from a well-used cookbook in our family: The Easy Gourmet – Summer Salads and…

Weekend Warriors: Alaska Amazes Again

The surprise of a borrowed power-cruiser gets the Cross family back out on the water to one of…

Anacortes Race Week Recap

This article was originally published in the August 2021 issue of 48° North.  Race Week 2021 in…

Lessons to Re-Learn: When Cruisers Return to Land

This article was originally published in the August 2021 issue of 48° North.  Unfamiliar features…

Sailing with Josh: The Stern-Tie Setup

  “How do you run a stern-tie setup when you have limited working and storage space on…

PNW Crew Gears Up to Do Fastnet Race in August

A group of Puget Sound sailors — including 48° North racing columnist, Stephanie Campbell — will…

NOAA Discontinues Tide and Current Books — What Do We Do Now?

The short answer for many mariners is: nothing changes — but that takes some explaining. The…