CYC Seattle Clubhouse and Racing Are Back – Center Sound Series Begins March 6

After an unusual last year for the Corinthian Yacht Club of Seattle, the club and Seattle area sailors celebrate a beautifully redone clubhouse and the kickoff of the 2021 keelboat racing season. The much beloved Corinthian…

Vancouver International Boat Show Begins Wednesday

The 2021 Vancouver Virtual International Boat Show Runs February 24-27 and is FREE! Consumers can find everything they need in advance of boating season. 48° North's visit to the annual Vancouver International Boat show was…

New Owners At Marine Servicenter: Dan and Lisa Krier

Winds shift at a pillar of the Pacific Northwest maritime industry, Marine Servicenter. Dan and Lisa Krier begin new era as owners, but continue a long tradition of service. Dan and Lisa Krier. Congratulations to Dan and…

US Sailing Updates Safety at Sea Certificate Requirements Due to Pandemic

US Sailing has updated the Safety at Sea certificate requirements and expiration dates in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Due to continued restrictions for hosting in-person courses in 2021, US Sailing specifically…

Vic-Maui Race Registration Open, 3 Free Seminars Upcoming

Registration for the 2022 Vic-Maui International Yacht Race opened on January 15th and within a few days, four boats committed to the race, while several other registrations are progressing. With a 25-boat maximum, those…

The New US Sailing Racing Rules App is Ready for Download

When it comes to The Racing Rules of Sailing for 2021-2024, US Sailing is making them available whenever and wherever you are. US Sailing's premier Racing Rules App ensures you have access to the rules at all times. Features…

SYC Cancels Opening Day Festivities for 2021

While we boat year-round in the Pacific Northwest, Opening Day is a regional tradition that many mariners look forward to every spring. A big part of these festivities is the Seattle Yacht Club's Opening Day celebration on…

British Columbia Acquires More Land for Octopus Islands Marine Park

B.C. Marine Parks Forever Society secures donations to purchase a 50-acre island in Octopus Islands Marine Provincial Park. If you're ever been to British Columbia's Octopus Islands, you know how magical and serene this…

My Boat: 2012 Moody 45DS Happy

From the February 2021 issue of 48° North. Sometimes, a sailor’s hunt for the ideal boat can take mere days. More often than not, though, it takes much longer. And every once in a while, it’s a combination of both. The…

Product News: January 2021

From the January 2021 issue of 48° North SCANSTRUT–ROKK Wireless Edge The ROKK Wireless Edge phone charging mount is a 12/24V multi-adjustable waterproof wireless phone charging mount that securely holds and wirelessly…