NW Maritime Center Races — Seventy48 and WA360 — Begin in the Next Few Days!

The human-powered Seventy48 race begins tonight in Tacoma, and the new and epic…

Tech Talk with SeaBits: Adventuring with Satellites

This article originally appeared in the June 2021 issue of 48° North. Many of…

The Duck Still Floats — One Sailor’s Return to Wonderful Duck Dodge

After a year off, Seattle's most illustrious night of sailing and silliness is…

DNR, RBAW Conservancy to Renovate Historic Lakebay Marina

A partnership between the Washington State Department of Natural Resources…

Wind Forecasts: Understanding & Interpreting this Essential Tool

This article originally appeared in the May 2021 issue of 48° North. Before the…

Fal Joslin Race/Cruise — Great Times Between the Sand Traps

Port Madison Yacht Club's spring trip to Port Ludlow and back delivered good…

Saying ‘Yes’, A Cruising Lifestyle Philosophy

This article originally appeared in the May 2021 issue of 48° North. We had…

It’s Electric! The Port Townsend Race Committee Boat Gets a Refit and Repower

When the Port Townsend Sailing Association's committee boat needed repowering,…

Bellingham’s Community Boating Center Growing Veterans on the Bay Program

The Community Boating Center (CBC) is growing their Veterans on the Bay…

48° North Boat Test: Aspen C100

This article originally appeared in the May 2021 issue of 48° North. There’s…

Windermere Regatta 2021 – A Motherlode of Fun

Varied racing in tight fleets in a beautiful venue on Mother's Day Weekend.…

Three Sheets Northwest: The Evolution of Log Keeping

This article originally appeared in the May 2021 issue of 48° North. Date:…

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Destinations: Discovering Puget Sound, Part 1

Here's our latest destinations installment from Lynne Picard of SalishSeaPilot.com, — the first in…

Close to the Water: Small Boat Businesses Weather the COVID Storm

This article originally appeared in the May 2021 issue of 48° North. I confess to being a typical…

Adventure in Place: Previewing the WA360 Race

This article originally appeared in the May 2021 issue of 48° North. I’ll admit it, when I heard…

East Sound Spring Regatta: A New Tradition Rounds Into Form

When Orcas Island Yacht Club's East Sound Spring Regatta was created back in 2018, there were no…

Artist’s View: The Little Brown Barnacle

This article originally appeared in the May 2021 issue of 48° North. Little and brown... exciting,…

Diesel Engine Troubleshooting and Maintenance Workshop in Port Hadlock

Knowing how to troubleshoot and maintain your boat's diesel engine is a crucial part of seamanship…

Embracing ‘One Week Cove’

When a lone anchorage unexpectedly becomes home base for a week, the best thing to do is make an…

Small Marina, Big Personality: Lagoon Cove

Canadian cruiser, Ruth Brown, shares stories of her visits to the small, charming marina…

PNW Hero: Dick Rose – Part 2

From the April 2021 48° North Issue. Around the Pacific Northwest, heroes come in many forms, and…

Diesel Deep Dive: Shifting The Marine Repair Paradigm

From the April 2021 issue of 48° North. Editor's Note: Diesel engine maintenance and repair can be…