Editor’s Letter: Sometimes, It Is About the Destination

Sailors and boaters will be well-versed in the notion, “It’s about the journey, not the destination.” And of course it is. Our boats are so much more than transportation, and the experience underway is often the most fun and…

#TBT: A Love Letter to Fair Weather Sailing

In honor of these first summery days of 2024 when so many of us water folk will be casting off for some much needed Vitamin B(oat) with a heavy dose of Vitamin D from that elusive glowing orb, it seemed like the right time…

Editor’s Letter: Extraordinary Achievements Outside the Limelight

One day before this magazine was sent to press, Seattle sailor David Linger crossed the finish line of the Global Solo Challenge in A Coruña, Spain, completing a solo sailing race around the world. I don’t know David well,…

Rare Opportunity: Join the Close-Knit 48° North Crew!

48° North is seeking to add a terrific person to our small team as the Advertising Sales Rep and Customer Care Captain! Love boats, the boat life, and the communities of people who are also passionate about those things?…

Sea Adventurer: An Interview with Kirsten Neuschäfer, Part One

Minnehaha, Kirsten's Cape George 36. South African…

Editor’s Letter: The Spirit of Adventure

There are a lot of ways to think about the time we spend on the water. For some, it’s relaxation away from it all. For others, a lifelong learning experience. Maybe it’s a test of your skills, a joyful (or serious)…

Blowing Dogs Off Chains

CYC's Center Sound Series Blakely Rock and Possession Point races were wild, and then much wilder. The series wraps up tomorrow with the Pulley Point Race and, for now, looks a bit more civilized in the breeze department.…

PNW Hero: Christina Wolfe

Orcas Island sailor Chris Wolfe was…