Test Sailing the RS 21

48° North Boat Test From the May 2019 issue In 2018, the British small boat specialists, RS Sailing, came to market with a new keelboat that has been generating a lot of excitement; and now it’s come to the Pacific…

My Boat | 1979 Pearson 424 ‘Rhythm’

My Boat shares the stories of your beloved boats from around the Pacific Northwest For travelers and adventurers John and Justine Lucia, owning a cruising boat isn't simply about sailing, it's about exploring the world. And…

Catalina 425 Boat Review

A Sail Test On An Award-Winning American-Built Cruising Boat From the April, 2020 issue of 48° North My first crossing of the Strait of Juan de Fuca was aboard a wing-keel Catalina 42 that bounded comfortably in…

My Boat | Baltic 39 PANGAEA

My Boat shares the stories of your beloved boats from around the Pacific Northwest Everyone has their varying standards about a boat, but for Mac Madenwald, his 1978 Baltic 39 PANGAEA is the perfect boat. Mac bought her new…

My Boat | J/35 Great White

My Boat shares the stories of your beloved boats from around the Pacific Northwest Homeported in Brownsville, Washington, Dan Wierman's cherished 1985 J/35 Great White has been a fixture on the Puget Sound racing scene since…

April Product News

Showa Biodegradable Green Nitrile Gloves The world’s first disposable nitrile glove, Showa’s innovative Eco-Best Technology™ (EBT™) with GREEN-DEX™ provides a 100% biodegradable glove that offers the same level of comfort,…

Thinking about your boat a lot lately? Tell us about it!

These days it seems like were doing a lot more thinking about our boats than we are actually out sailing them or working on them. Well, whether its a beloved cruising sailboat, powerboat, racing boat, wooden boat, work boat,…

Adding a Cell Booster to Your Boat

From the March, 2020 issue of 48° North... Staying connected while you’re out on the water can be important for cruisers who work remotely or simply want to browse their Instagram feed; and one of the easiest ways to do that…

Product News March 2020

From the March issue of 48° North AnchorRescue II AnchorRescue II anchor recovery system Scanmar International recently announced the redesign and launch of the AnchorRescue II anchor recovery system. Allowing mariners to…

Sirius 40 DS Boat Review

48° North Tests the Stout, Twin-Keeled Bluewater Cruiser The Sirius 40 Deck Saloon (DS) just made its North American Boat Show debut in Seattle in January, and I have to admit, it had not been on my radar. It certainly is…