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…

Tour some of the newest sailboats at the Seattle Boat Show

48° North editors Joe Cline and Andy Cross stopped by the Seattle Boat Show at South Lake Union to have a look at the new Catalina 425, X-Yachts XP-44, Beneteau Oceanis 46.1, and Lagoon 40.  …

48° North Boat Review of Beneteau Oceanis 51.1

Beneteau Oceanis 51.1: Elegant & Easy There are a lot of different priorities that can take center stage when it comes to boat design. Going sailing is the best way to truly discover what they are for a particular boat.…