Sea Adventurer: An Interview with Kirsten Neuschäfer, Part One

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

Big R2AK News and the Return of the WA360 Race

The bosses at R2AK high command recently announced the return of WA360 next summer and that the Race to Alaska will now run on alternate years. WA360 (pronounced Washington Three Sixty) is 360 miles of engineless,…

Guest Dock: R2AK Day Done

The final official R2AK 2023 update from Race High Command has come in, as the last "winners" arrive in Ketchikan after three weeks and more than 700 miles. Hokay race fans. Gather round and listen up. It has been a long,…

Guest Dock: Worthy of the Fist

Race to Alaska competitors are still on the course and a trickle of finishers are ringing the bell in Ketchikan. Here's the latest update from Race HQ... Folks who spend a lot of time on the water like to refer to those who…

June Theatrical Screenings of R2AK Feature Documentary in Seattle and Tacoma

Whether you've already seen it or not, this is your chance to view the R2AK movie on the big screen. THE RACE TO ALASKA: The story of the best worst idea is an epic ride, directed by Seattle-based filmmaker Zack Carver. The…

Strait Up Lessons: Rosario By Rowboat

Gray clouds covered the August sky above Washington Park in Anacortes. I tossed an inflatable life vest into my skiff, paused, and threw in a foam vest for good measure. The low-profile vest was less bulky to row in, but the…

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 —…