Casting Off: A Shocking Revelation

Kevin pours salt into fresh water during his…

Three Sheets Northwest: The Drawers of Perception

Building the interior framework for the drawers,…

NorthU Downwind Sail Trim Seminar at Tacoma YC on May 16

With race season heating up, the crew at Tacoma Yacht Club are bringing in expert-level help to maximize your speed off the breeze. Savvy racers can often suggest that there are a couple of avenues to improving your results…

#TBT: Thoughts on Choosing a Sailing School

In our latest Throwback Thursday, we jump back to the March 2018 "Learn to Sail" issue of 48° North with some timeless tips on choosing a sailing school by Stu Gilfillen. by Editor

Tips for Passing Cape Caution

A windy day on Johnstone Strait. After cruising…

Diesel Deep Dive: Saildrive or Direct Drive?

Shopping for a new sailboat or considering changing the current setup onboard your own boat to provide extra space behind the engine? Since the dawn of inboard engines aboard vessels, sailboats have been equipped with direct…

Registration Open for Two-Day Boating Skills and Certification Course

Earn the required Washington State Boater Education Card at this two-day boating skills course by the America’s Boating Club of Deception Pass. Registration is now open for America’s Boating Course, a two-day boating skills…

Diesel Deep Dive: Magic Inside Your Cylinders

For many folks, the engine aboard their boat is a mystery and what happens inside can be closely compared to magic. You hit the start button or turn the key, and the engine fires right up! At least, you hope it does.

Experiential Exploration: 9th Grade at Maritime High School

Hear from current students about the experiences in their first year at MHS. The application window for new students is open until January 31, 2024. Think back to the start of high school. Did you have options? Many students…