Pacific Northwest Offshore Race Changes Finish Venue for 2022

The late-spring classic that brings its fleet north up the Washington Coast will forego its traditional finish in Victoria, BC, and once again heads to Port Angeles. As we put together the SARC for 2022, we were excited to…

She Tells Sea Tales Will Happen Virtually on March 5

‘She Tells Sea Tales’ Elevates Voices of Women Mariners, Underrepresented in Maritime Industry Our Northwest Maritime Center (NWMC) colleagues do some of the coolest and most impactful stuff in the the Pacific Northwest…

New Program Prepares Crews for Commercial Fishing Jobs

Want to have an on-the-water adventure in Alaska? This new program will give you the experience you need to get a commercial fishing job. The Gig Harbor BoatShop and Washington Sea Grant are launching the Purse Seine Vessel…

Calling All High School Sailors!

Now is the time to join or support a local high school sailing program in the PNW This article was originally published in the February 2022 issue of 48° North As the spring season for high school sailing rapidly approaches,…

Enjoy Seattle Boat Show Seminars from Anywhere!

The first in-person Seattle Boat Show in two years is underway. Maybe you've already attended; but if you can't make it this year, you can still enjoy the seminars from the comfort of your home for up to three months after…

R2AK Boat Show Tailgate On for February 5!

The Race to Alaska is back for 2022 — and so too is the R2AK Boat Show Tailgate! Free food? Free beer? Sounds good to us. Oh and it's located next to the Seattle Boat Show! The Race to Alaska crew is once again hosting their…

New Boats Coming to the Seattle Boat Show

One of the things show-goers look for each year at the Seattle Boat Show is NEW boats...and this year is no different. The 2022 Seattle Boat Show will have over 800 new and brokerage boats on display, featuring over 160…

SARC 2022 is LIVE!

Highly anticipated each year, our Seattle Area Racing Calendar (SARC) comes out with the January issue of 48° North and is released online at the same time. We know you've been waiting... and today's the day for SARC 2022!…

Seattle Boat Show Celebrates 75 years of Boating in the Pacific Northwest

The 2022 Seattle Boat Show drops anchor Feb 4 and cruises through Feb 12 at Lumen Field Event Center and Bell Harbor Marina.  When the Seattle Boat Show sails into town on Feb. 4, 2022, it will be the 75th anniversary of…

Sailing Foundation to Host Hands-on Safety at Sea Seminar February 13

The Sailing Foundation will be hosting a US Sailing International Offshore Hands-on Safety at Sea Seminar on Sunday, February 13, 2022 on Bainbridge Island. The seminar will be a "hybrid" course; students will first complete…