Tech Talk with SeaBits: The Benefits of Drones on Boats

I’ve been flying quadcopters, more commonly now called drones, for over 10 years. Early on they were more of a fun hobby to build and fly, and less about quality pictures and video. In the last few years, that has completely…

December Products News

This article was originally published in the December 2021 issue of 48° North. Wichard MXEvo With over 100 years of manufacturing experience, Wichard’s marine products are continuously evolving in function, strength, and…

RAVEN Takes Flight: Breathing New Life into an 88-year-old Motorsailer

This article was originally published in the December 2021 issue of 48° North. RAVEN under sail with the original rig and canvas. I thought I was done with old-boat restoration. But three years ago this month, while living…

November Products News

This article was originally published in the November 2021 issue of 48° North   » SealSkinz Waterproof Socks Sailors can agree there’s nothing worse than wet, cold feet when you’re on water — which can lead to numb…

My Boat: 1993 Hunter Legend 40.5 ‘Atargatis’

Atargatis is a 41-foot 1993 Hunter Legend 40.5 that belongs to the awesome Korwel family from Sequim. They keep Atargatis, which they purchased in May of this year, in Port Hadlock. The Korwels came into the 48° North…

October Products News

This article was originally published in the October 2021 issue of 48° North.  » Mantus Scuba Pack Even in the chilly waters of the Pacific Northwest, having scuba gear aboard your boat can be handy for changing zincs,…

September Products News

This article was originally published in the September 2021 issue of 48° North.  » Reverso Air Folding and nesting dinghies aren’t a new concept, but ones designed and built with exceptional performance and high-tech…

August Products News

This article was originally published in the August 2021 issue of 48° North.    » Seldén E40i Electric Winch It’s no secret that having electric winches onboard, especially on larger vessels, is hugely helpful. The…

July Products News

» IMPACT Fenders Protecting your boat from the dock is an important task, which is why two lifelong boaters committed themselves to building flat fenders that would get the job done across a variety of boats and docks.…

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…