Tour some of the newest sailboats at the Seattle Boat Show

48° North editors Joe Cline and Andy Cross stopped by the Seattle Boat Show at South Lake Union to have a look at the new Catalina 425, X-Yachts XP-44, Beneteau Oceanis 46.1, and Lagoon 40.  …

48° North’s Top 25 Sailboats of 2019

With a mix of distance and around-the-buoy races, as well as single-race events and multi-race regattas, the qualifying races for 48° North’s Top 25 are a good representation of Pacific Northwest racing. Scoring is on a…

Three Sheets Northwest Merges with 48° North!

Three Sheets Northwest Donated to Northwest Maritime Center, Merges with 48° North! When the ball dropped on New Years Eve, amidst the (hopefully mild) public displays of affection, something else thrilling happened. As of…

RBAW hoping to preserve Historic Lakebay Marina as a marine state park

The Recreational Boating Association of Washington (RBAW) and its 501(c)(3), the RBAW Marine Parks Conservancy, announced on Thursday that it has entered into a purchase-and-sale agreement for the historic Lakebay Marina on…

Video: Relive part of this summer’s successful Salish 100 small boat cruise

Water Trails provides a fun look at what the first year of the Salish 100 had in store for participants.

Video | Exploring the Salish Sea with “Rock the Park”

An interesting all-angles look at the San Juan Islands and Salish Sea from ABC'S Rock the Park.

Video | Team Shut and Drive’s Race to Alaska experience

Team Shut and Drive brought a Figaro 2, and a ton of sailing and cycling experience up from the Bay Area to contest the 2019 Race to Alaska. They didn't win the 10 grand or coveted steak knives, but from highs to lows, their…

Coast Guard crews rescue 5 from sailboat off Oregon Coast

Early Wednesday morning, USCG Station Deope Bay received a distress call from a 50 foot sailing vessel beset by seas upwards of 20 feet and 35 knots of wind. A motor lifeboat from Depoe Bay launched and began towing the…

Signature Yachts founder Robbie Robinson passes away at 61

Our sincere condolences go out to friends, family and those in the Seattle sailing community with the news of Signature Yachts founder Robbie Robinson's passing from cancer. He was truly a great guy who will be missed by…

Race to Alaska Official Program 2019

The 2019 5th annual Race to Alaska is upon us and likely every team racing will come across some form of dilemma. Teams don’t get engines, pre-planned support or planned rest stops. What they get is various forms of hardship…