PNW Hero: Sarah Hanavan

Growing a yacht club youth program from 4 participants to more than 60 in four years; coaching her high school racers to achieve the highest-ever finish for a Northwest team at a Mallory Cup Fleet Racing National…

The Adventuress Cup – A Race for the Salish Sea Coming to Shilshole Bay in September

On September 20, 2020, scores of sailboats will gather in Shilshole Bay for the inaugural year of a new, inclusive, feel-good event— The Adventuress Cup - A Race for the Salish Sea. The race is a celebration of the marine…

Anacortes Boat & Yacht Show Goes Online, Live & Interactive

NMTA Gets Innovative With Online, Interactive and Live Boat Show from Anacortes With in-person gatherings temporarily on hold, traditional boat shows are on hold too. But the boat show experience — the ability to shop, tour…

Honoring the Extraordinary Brion Toss

Rigger, Husband, Teacher, Friend … Honoring the Life and Memory of the Extraordinary Brion Toss It's cliche to say that they just don't make them like that anymore, but it's been something we've heard often and from many…

Senior Sailor Shoutouts, Part Four — Olympia

Sending Even More PNW Senior Sailors Off To Exciting New Adventures As is true for student athletes in any high school sport, senior year is steeped in tradition for sailors around the Pacific Northwest. Each team has their…

Interviews with Friday Harbor and Roche Harbor About Re-Opening

John Neal of Mahina Expeditions interviews representatives from Port of Friday Harbor and Roche Harbor Resort about their recent openings The rumors are true, the San Juan Islands are open! According to the San Juan County…

Update from 48° North

48° North and the Northwest Maritime Center hold inclusion and equality as core values. We believe in our mission, that people are made more compassionate and resilient when they connect with the powerful experiences of the…

Senior Sailor Shoutouts, Part Three: Gorge Sailing Team

Sending More PNW Senior Sailors Off To Exciting New Adventures As is true for student athletes in any high school sport, senior year is steeped in tradition for sailors around the Pacific Northwest. Each team has their own…

VIDEO: Tucker Thompson America’s Cup Update

I originally got to know Tucker Thompson when I had the opportunity to interview him to for 48° North prior to the America's Cup in Bermuda. Tucker is extremely active in the America's Cup scene—he's a former Cup sailor, the…

Seattle’s Margaret Pommert Honored with BoatUS/NWSA Leadership in Women’s Sailing Award

A Local Force for Sailing Good Receives Well-Deserved National Recognition Margaret Pommert is a dear friend, a 48° North contributor (most recently for her widely-read collection of stories and lessons from overboard…