Video | The Unknown Sea: A Voyage on the Salish

Join the crew of the Orion on a voyage to learn the true meaning of the Salish Sea Find out more about Orion and Deep Green Wilderness at deepgreenwilderness.com

USCG Patrolling San Juans, Encouraging Boaters to Be Whale Wise

The Coast Guard is Reminding PNW Boaters to be Aware, Conscientious, and Informed The Coast Guard is encouraging all mariners to be vigilant on the water, and to follow all rules and regulations protecting our Pacific…

A Mark Rounding Gone Bad

Twelve Thunderbirds showed up Wednesday July 8th, a sunny evening with a steady breeze, to join the joy and exhilaration of one design racing on Port Townsend Bay. Is there more fun to be had in this Victorian seaport arts…

Siebel Sailors Program Will Make Splash in PNW Youth Sailing

Siebel Sailors Program Expands to Oregon and Washington US Sailing’s new and growing youth development program is expanding to include the states of Oregon and Washington. US Sailing recently announced the following Primary…

My Boat | Farr 50 ‘Great Expectations’

From the July, 2020 issue of 48° North When you’ve got a solid background in sailboat racing, it stands to reason that buying a thoroughbred race boat to live aboard would be an appropriate option. Enter Jake Newton and…

Celebrate on the Lake: Honoring Wooden Boats and Our History

The Center for Wooden Boats Weathers the COVID-19 Storm and Begins Phased Reopening, New Public Programs and Shifts Wooden Boat Festival Highlights After closing both campuses on March 13, 2020 due to the impacts of…

Wooden Boat Festival Going Virtual in September

Virtual Wooden Boat Festival to Engage Boat Lovers in Stories, Boats, Presentations and More Mark your calendars, tell your friends, buy your tickets! The first-ever Virtual Wooden Boat Festival put on by Wooden Boat…

Skagit Valley College Buys Offshore Cruiser for Hands-on Re-fit

Students in the Skagit Valley College Marine Technology Program to get an experiential education in re-fitting an offshore quality sailboat.   Starting this fall, Skagit Valley College (SVC) in Anacortes will be adding…

Product News: July 2020

Standard Horizon HX890 After using the Standard Horizon HX870 for several years, it’s hard to believe they could improve on it. Alas, they have with the introduction of the brand new HX890. The floating Class H DSC VHF/GPS…

Depoe Bay, Oregon named “Best Harbor in the U.S.”

Congratulations to Depoe Bay! Beautiful Depoe Bay, Oregon. (Photos courtesy of USHarbors.com) The tide and weather site, US Harbors, recently announced the winners of their "Best Harbor" contest — and quaint PNW harbor Depoe…