January Products News

Garmin Quatix® 7 Sapphire Edition Garmin’s new quatix 7 Sapphire GPS smartwatch was designed to include all the bells and whistles you need on and off your boat. Built with a 1.3-inch AMOLED display, the quatix 7 provides…

Point Hudson Marina Reopens January 25 with New Jetty

Port Townsend’s historic 50-slip Point Hudson Marina is opening again for boaters on Wednesday, Jan. 25, weeks ahead of schedule. Port of Port Townsend Executive Director Eron Berg said efficient work by Orion Marine…

PNW High School Sailors Take On The Rose Bowl Regatta

Northwest youth sailors travel south to share the water with top-level competition and get a dose of sunshine, surf, and sand. For kids and adults alike, it can be hard to get motivated to go sailing during the winter in the…

Boat Review: CWB’s Lake Union Swift

A New Sail Training Design, Built By Local High Schoolers Anyone who spends time on the pleasant waters of Seattle’s Lake Union will be familiar with the always-busy fleet coming and going from the Center for Wooden Boats…

Coast Guard Approved First Aid at Sea Workshops in Seattle

Learn to effectively respond to hypothermia, near drowning, and other on-the-water incidents in this informative workshop on February 10 and 17, 2023. Whether you're a commercial fisherman, USCG-licensed captain at any…

What Else Can Your Engine Do for You?

This Perkins has a hydraulic pump for power steering. Aboard many recreational and commercial boats, the main engine may be equipped to drive more than just the boat. From pump drives to generators, the power an engine…

Sailing Foundation to Host Two Hands-on Safety at Sea Seminars in March

The Sailing Foundation will be hosting US Sailing International Offshore Hands-on Safety at Sea Seminars on Sunday, March 5, Sunday, March 19, 2023. Safety at Sea Courses are for everyone — cruisers, powerboaters, sailboat…

Red Ruby Takes on the
Rolex Middle Sea Race

Red Ruby is a Jeanneau Sun Fast 3300 co-owned by Pacific Northwest sailors, Jonathan McKee and Christina and Justin Wolfe. The boat is based in Europe and the group is running parallel shorthanded offshore campaigns on the…

Vancouver International Boat Show to Return February 1-5

The long-awaited return of an in-person Vancouver International Boat Show has been confirmed for February 1-5, 2023. The 60th edition of the event will provide attendees with a first look at the 2023 boating season’s…

Embracing a Broad Experience in Sailing

Sailing has been the center of my life for as long as I can remember. My earliest memories are of feeling the cool Pacific Northwest wind kissing my face, the smell of teak being sanded, the ocean sparkling when the…