Vancouver International Boat Show to Return February 1-5

The long-awaited return of an in-person Vancouver International Boat Show has been confirmed for February 1-5, 2023. The 60th edition of the event will provide attendees with a first look at the 2023 boating season’s…

New, Fun, and Familiar Events Coming to 2023 Seattle Boat Show

The 2023 Seattle Boat Show will once again include numerous events, featured days, and exhibits to entertain the whole crew. The 76th annual Seattle Boat Show is set to sail into town on Friday, Feb. 3 and through Saturday,…

The 2023 Seattle Area Racing Calendar is Live!

48° North is once again proud to bring you our annual racing calendar — SARC — which highlights sailboat racing events throughout the Pacific Northwest. The 2023 racing calendar features 325 events hosted by more than 75…

December Products News

» Mantus Solar Navigation Light Mantus Marine continues to innovate with their newest product release — a navigation light that can be charged by solar or USB. This deck or pole mounted tricolor light is optimal for small…

Dates Set for 2023 Salish 100 Small Boat Cruise from Olympia to Port Townsend

Join fellow small boat enthusiasts on a week-long cruise in company from Olympia to Port Townsend, Washington, July 20-27 — the Salish 100! The Salish 100 is 100+ small boats cruising 100 nautical miles, the full length of…

Seattle Boat Show Seminar Schedule Announced

The 2023 Seattle Boat Show kicks off on February 3 at Lumen Field and Bell Harbor Marina, and will once again feature an array of interesting and informative seminars for show-goers. Each year, the Seattle Boat Show seminar…

TBT: The Dreaded Christmas Cruise

From the December 2019 issue of 48° North. The grinchiest of pooches, Barfy the Boat Dog, might burst your yuletide bubble... or not. This twinkly, tinsel-draped, hull-decking holiday can jingle all the way to hell, as far…

The Race to Alaska Documentary Now Available for Streaming

Now ready to stream nationally from the warm and dry comfort of home, the Race to Alaska movie captures the spirit of this wild adventure up the Inside Passage. Called "The best worst idea", this is the true story of the…

November Products News

ICOM M605 VHF Radio Not simply a VHF radio, M605 is designed to allow users the choice on how to set up the radio with up to three separate stations on the boat. Boaters can now add an exclusive complete display as another…

Advanced First Aid & CPR/AED for the Mariner Courses

Our NWMC colleagues are partnering with Backcountry Medical Guides to offer advanced training relevant to all mariners, including those thinking about Seventy48 or Race to Alaska next year. These unique training…