#TBT: Ode to Autumn on the Salish Sea

In this Throwback Thursday from the September 2017 issue of 48° North, former…

Destinations: Pick Your Crossing to Haida Gwaii

Here's our latest destinations installment courtesy of SalishSeaPilot.com's Jim…

Good Times, Cool Boats at the United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis, Maryland

The United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis, Maryland wrapped up its 5-day…

October Products News

ResQLink View PLB Recently, Return Link Service (RLS), was integrated into…

Getting the Whole Family Involved in Youth Sailing

As we gratefully celebrate Andrew Nelson's tenure as Youth Sailing Director at…

Thank You, Andrew Nelson

48° North contributor, Andrew Nelson, is stepping away from his role as the…

Sea Change: Becoming the Captain of My Boat

The author settled in behind Kagán’s helm. As first mate of our Island Packet…

Multiple Washington Sea Grant Workshops Upcoming

The folks at Washington Sea Grant have a busy schedule of interesting and…

Casting Off: Adding Personal Touches Aboard

Ariel comes out of the water; what surprises will they find? When my wife,…

CWB’s Norm Blanchard W.O.O.D Regatta 2022

The Center for Wooden Boats hosted the W.O.O.D Regatta on Seattle's Lake Union…

Baby On Board

The first time we took Vela to our J/40 Velella, she was just two-and-a-half…

Central Sound’s Beloved Duck Dodge Rum Run is ON!

The long awaited official announcement is in — this year’s Duck Dodge Rum Run…

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A Sea of Pink Doing a Mountain of Good: Pink Boat Regatta 2022

The volunteer committee at Seattle's Pink Boat Regatta, flying their colors in support. For the…

WDFW Seeks Public Input on Rules for Vessels Operating Near Southern Resident Killer Whales

Washington Department of of Fish and Wildlife invites public participation in an online survey…

Marine Corrosion and Protection Workshop in Port Hadlock

Take a Marine Corrosion Protection Workshop in Port Hadlock at the the Northwest School of Wooden…

Grays Harbor Lighthouse:
The Tallest of them All

Grays Harbor Lighthouse, 1959. Photo courtesy of Washington State Archives. This beacon might be…

Point Hudson Jetty Rebuild Begins, Marina Closed Until Spring 2023

The popular Point Hudson Marina operated by the Port of Port Townsend is closed for the next five…

September Products News

Magma Crossover Firebox Grill One of the most-used and well-loved items on a cruising boat is the…

Northwest Marine Trade Association Announces Grow Boating Grants

NMTA's Grow Boating grants provide funds for organizations and businesses promoting boating in the…

Wooden Boat Festival 2022: A River of Stories

I’ve always thought of the Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend as a broad, winding river full of…

Homeward Bound, Part 3:
Naha, Japan to Port Townsend

Irene’s route through Japan and across the North Pacific. Here's part three detailing the Niemann's…

Fisheries Supply’s Fall Swap Meet is September 24

Fall is here and so is the bi-annual Fisheries Supply Swap Meet. Join hundreds of other fellow…