Three Sheets Northwest: Spring Surprises in the San Juans

We pulled into Rosario Resort on a gloriously warm Thursday afternoon and saw something we hadn’t expected to see — an almost empty marina. I walked up the dock as a group of geese and goslings swam in the shallow water…

Boaters to the Rescue

How the Bainbridge Island Emergency Flotilla was Born From the March 2021 issue of 48° North. Living aboard in California during the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, Tami Allen began to see her boat, and vessels generally, in a…

Region’s first maritime high school to open in September 2021

From the February 2021 issue of 48° North A few years ago, Port of Seattle Commissioner Ryan Calkins was asked to judge a class presentation by a group of sophomores at Raisbeck Aviation High School in Tukwila, Washington,…

Working Aboard

The Challenges and Rewards of a Floating Office From the August 2020 issue of 48° North. We had successfully transited a series of rapids in British Columbia’s Cordero Strait en route to Southeast Alaska two summers ago when…

Sweden to Seattle: RAN Sailing meets CYC

Johan Hammarlund, left, and Malin Löf address an audience at the Corinthian Yacht Club in Seattle Nov. 8. Photos courtesy of RAN Sailing In January 2016, Swedish couple Johan Hammarlund and Malin Löf set sail on their 1987…