Video: R2AK 2024 Race Recap

Race to Alaska 2024 is in the books and as usual it brought forth a cast of characters and boats that couldn't be found anywhere else! Enjoy this wrap-up video and a few words from the Race Boss. DAY DONE: A LETTER FROM…

Anacortes Race Week 2024

The PNW's flagship summertime event for fun, friends, and competition certainly delivered, with racing each day across an array of fleets, including the 6 Meter North Americans. The sailing world converged in Anacortes once…

Hikes for Boaters: Discovery Islands

North of the Strait of Georgia and Desolation…

Four Boating Tips for July 4th

It's always one of the busiest boating days of the year, and the fun-meter will be in the red! But safety is as important as ever during this holiday weekend with big crowds, long days, and varied experience levels on all…

Tiller Extensions, A Fun-Through-Skills Case Study

Sailing is many things, encompassing an astounding array of diverse skills and avenues, but nobody would say it is easy. When you step foot into a boat you’re captaining for the first time, it is not unusual to spend time…

Destinations: Embracing Tracy Arm

In our latest destinations installment courtesy of SalishSeaPilot.com‘s Jim Burgoyne, we discover the magic of Southeast Alaska's Tracy Arm. Our crew was new to chasing glaciers, of course, but our expectations were not so…

Clean Vessel Act Grants Fund New or Replacement Pumpout Options Around Washington

State Parks Clean Vessel Act Grant Program funds $690,000 in grants and a facilities assessment, focusing on sewage disposal systems for vessels and outreach programs. OLYMPIA — June 27, 2024 — Recreational boaters in…

Editor’s Letter: On Bringing Up Sailors

One of the mistakes parents, like me, make these days is to overinflate our perception of influence with our children and their interests. As boat folk, deeply held hopes that our children will love time on the water can…

#TBT: The Right Price—Learning About Sailing and Life on Vashon

In our latest Throwback Thursday, we find out how two brothers from Vashon Island revived an old sailboat and made lasting memories along the way. by Editor

The Red Ruby Project: Cap-Martinique Race

Sending it with the kite up was great until 30…