MY BOAT | A cruiser’s dream, the Nauticat 39 ‘Polaris’

My Boat shares the stories of your beloved boats from around the Pacific Northwest The dream of buying a cruising boat and setting off for adventures up and down the Inside Passage and across blue horizons is a powerful one.…

Washington Sea Grant Hosting Virtual Marine Weather Workshop November 14

Learn to read the weather before you head out on the water. Washington Sea Grant and Jefferson County WSU Extension are co-sponsoring a Marine Weather Workshop on Saturday, November 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Topics to be…

New Bellingham Dockside Market Brings Fresh Catch Straight to You

Bellingham SeaFeast is joining forces with local fishermen, the Port of Bellingham, and the Working Waterfront Coalition of Whatcom County to launch the Bellingham Dockside Market. Bellingham Dockside Market will serve as…

The importance of making a good first impression when sailing

As all sailors soon figure out that proper style is a vital ingredient to sailing, here are two true tales of style from the archives. Making an unforgettable impression on your advance sailing instructor. Making A Good…

2021 Vancouver Boat Show Canceled

One of the three major regional boat shows scheduled for early 2021 has been canceled. The Vancouver International Boat Show is a late-winter tradition, and a favorite for 48° North to attend and explore. We had a fabulous…

Video: Cruiser’s College’s Michael Beemer Talks Boat Design with Bob Perry

Skagit Valley College Marine Technology Department Chair Michael Beemer and Bob Perry discuss the school's Perry-designed project boat. After purchasing the Perry-designed Westsail 39 King's Pride as a teaching tool for…

Bid to Acquire Historic Lakebay Marina Falls Through

Price increase in exchange for extending purchase-and-sale agreement dooms Lakebay Marina deal. The Recreational Boating Association of Washington’s Marine Park Conservancy announced on Tuesday that an effort to acquire the…

Seattle Area Racing Calendar Updates – October

The Fun Part There has been racing in 2020, and it has delivered thrills, adventure, and socially-distanced community that everyone has been so dearly missing. Crews are honing their skills at racing shorthanded, and…

End of Watch: Co-founder of the Center for Wooden Boats to be Honored in Sailpast Memorial

Help honor and celebrate the life of Center for Wooden Boats cofounder Colleen Wagner at 3 p.m. on September 26 on Lake Union. Friends and family of The Center for Wooden Boat’s (CWB) cofounder, Colleen Wagner are invited to…

BC Solo-Sailor, Glenn Wakefield, Rescued off CA Coast after Suffering Stroke

Victoria based solo-sailor Glenn Wakefield reported a medical emergency at 1400 UTC on Wednesday, September 16, 455 miles northwest of San Francisco from aboard his S&S designed Comanche 42 West Wind II. He put out the…