Seeking to Understand more about the Crew Overboard Tragedy at Race Week

This article was originally published in the August 2021 issue of 48° North. 

Boat Test: Lagoon 42

48° North Editor, Joe Cline, puts the sails up on the Lagoon 42 — one of the latest evolutions of technology, comfort, and sailing performance in the world of cruising catamarans. "Man, this thing is effing massive." I…

New Craze: Wing Foiling

“The least expensive and simplest way to foil on Puget Sound.” When somebody like Dalton Bergan, one of Seattle’s most accomplished sailors, enthusiastically talks your ear off about a new watersport that has captivated him……

WA360 Day Four Feed

We're going to see WA360 finishes today in Port Townsend! Check back for periodic updates from our sailing buds on the race course. What fun this has been and still is! If you're just tuning in, be sure to explore our feeds…

WA360 Day Three Feed

As we move into day three of WA360, we've seen the distance between the two human-powered leaders and nearest sailboats close; but the sailors still trail. The race's biggest decision — Swinomish Channel or Deception Pass —…

WA360 Day Two Feed

WA360 racers are 24+ hours into a run that has had a lot less wind than any sailors would have hoped. The human powered boats are crushing it, and the sailors are getting a serious workout on their various propulsion…

WA360 Day One Feed

Stay tuned — we'll be posting updates from some of the amazing folks that began the new WA360 Race today! There are a number of great ways to follow the WA360, which began at 6:00 a.m. today in Port Townsend, and we hope…

The Duck Still Floats — One Sailor’s Return to Wonderful Duck Dodge

After a year off, Seattle's most illustrious night of sailing and silliness is back! In early May, the Duck Dodge committee dusted off their flags and headed to the water for the first official Tuesday night race on…

48° North Boat Test: Aspen C100

This article originally appeared in the May 2021 issue of 48° North. There’s only one way to start this. Deep breath. To my knowledge, this is the first powerboat review that 48° North has ever done. Stay with me… I often…

Fluky and Fun: SYC Vashon Island Race

Every circumnavigation of Vashon Island holds some intrigue, and this year's second installment of the Seattle Yacht Club Tri Island Series was no different. Unlike many Vashon races, though... it was a mostly sunny, mostly…