Seattle’s Dick Rose Awarded US Sailing’s Harman Hawkins Trophy

A Champion of Sailing in the Pacific Northwest Gets National Recognition for Achievements The annual US Sailing Association Award winners were celebrated on Thursday evening February 6, 2020, aboard the USS Midway in San…

Choose Your Winter Cruising Adventure

This is the third in Andy Cross's excellent series about winter cruising destinations around the Puget Sound region. If you missed the others, be sure to check them out: Winter Anchorages of Puget Sound and Holiday Splendor…

One Tack & Two Jibes

One Tack & Two Jibes 1,300 Miles from Alaska to San Francisco Wedged between the lee cloth and cushions on Yahtzee’s starboard settee, I stare aloft through the dark of the cabin and the main hatch, listening intently to the…

Happy New Year from the Yahtzee crew

What a year it has been. After our second winter in Seward, we emphatically tossed Yahtzee’s dock lines aboard and set off on May 24 to explore more of our beloved Alaska before turning south. Now, writing this from the…

Winter Cruising Destinations: Holiday Splendor in the San Juan and Gulf Islands

It’s no secret that winter cruising in the Pacific Northwest can be difficult. But it’s also an incredible time of year to get out and discover unique holiday events and the beauty of empty anchorages around the Salish Sea.…

With a new name and new base, Oregon Offshore gets a facelift

The Oregon Offshore is one of our favorite races we've done in the Pacific Northwest and we applaud race organizers for changing with the times. Here's the latest update from Denny Damore, CYC Commodore and PNW Offshore…

Throwback Thursday | 5 Favorite Cruise-in Breweries

We've been combing through the extensive Three Sheets Northwest archives lately and thought it would be fun to share some of the timeless articles that we've enjoyed putting together over the years... Here's one from October…

A Family Affair

The ever-evolving lessons of raising kids on a sailboat in the Pacific Northwest Sitting at a table on the patio of Seattle’s Nickerson Street Saloon, Jill and I celebrated the closing of our new-to-us 1984 Grand Soleil 39…

Winter Anchorages of Puget Sound

With fall firmly upon us and winter peeking around the corner, two things are bound to happen in the coming months in the Salish Sea: low pressure systems will sweep in off the Pacific Ocean bringing strong southerlies, and…

Highlights from San Francisco Bay

Sitting on the side of the dinghy, I take a long pull from a cold beer and look out at Yahtzee bobbing just off the beach at Angel Island. White sails dot the San Francisco city front and the Bay Bridge looms over it all…