Big R2AK News and the Return of the WA360 Race

The bosses at R2AK high command recently announced the return of WA360 next summer and that the Race to Alaska will now run on alternate years. WA360 (pronounced Washington Three Sixty) is 360 miles of engineless,…

West Coast Fisher Rendezvous Returns to Port Browning, July 10-11, 2024

The Fisher motor-sailer owners of the Salish Sea will once again gather for a rendezvous to celebrate these unique vessels and the community that enjoys them. by Editor

On Time and Under Budget: Point Hudson Marina Reopens After $12M Jetty Project

The jetty replacement that has taken two winters is now complete, giving this historic Port Townsend marina new life. The Point Hudson jetties that form the breakwater for the Port of Port Townsend’s beautiful, historic…

Save the Date: Spring Boats Afloat Show on Lake Union is April 25-28

The Northwest Yacht Brokers Association's spring in-the-water boat show at South Lake Union returns in April and invites you to: "Explore. Dream. Discover." The Pacific Northwest’s largest spring boat show arrives in South…

Buy or Sell, the Marine Thrift Swap Meet is Coming!

The Marine Thrift Swap Meet is coming to Port Townsend on Saturday, April 6 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Join your fellow boaters at one of the PNW's best bargain boating bazaars to stock up on used and useful tools, hardware, boat…

Race to Alaska Podcast Introduces this Year’s Awesome Nutcases, Um…Er, Racers

The R2AK team is at it again, giving fans a deeper, podcast-ier window into the lives, perspectives, and personalities of 2024's slate of racers. Whether you're a casual fan or an enthusiast who wears out your mouse button…

Fisheries Supply Spring Swap Meet Set for April 20

Spring is on the horizon and so is the always-popular Fisheries Supply Swap Meet — Saturday, April 20!

Columnist Lisa Mighetto Wins BWI Writing Award for Her 48N Story, “Once More, With Feeling”

Please join us in congratulating 48° North's history and cruising columnist, Lisa Mighetto—the author of our recurring series A Northwest Sailor Navigates the Past. Her always excellent work was recently recognized with an…

Only Six Spots Remain on 48° North Cruising Rally July 28 – August 2… Register today!

The 48° North Cruising Rally back again this year, and we're already over halfway to our limit of 15 boats. The rally runs from July 28 - August 2, 2024. Register while you still can, and join the fun!

Christina Wolfe of Orcas Island Wins Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year!

48° North contributor, Red Ruby Report columnist, and PNW sailor extraordinaire, Christina Wolfe, has been given an enormous honor, being selected as this year's Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year. We will be so excited to…