In-person Wooden Boat Festival On Track for September

Hope is in the air for an in-person Wooden Boat Festival come September. Of all the events that got canceled in the past year due to Covid-19, the Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend was one of the most disappointing for…

CYC Seattle Clubhouse and Racing Are Back – Center Sound Series Begins March 6

After an unusual last year for the Corinthian Yacht Club of Seattle, the club and Seattle area sailors celebrate a beautifully redone clubhouse and the kickoff of the 2021 keelboat racing season. The much beloved Corinthian…

Vancouver International Boat Show Begins Wednesday

The 2021 Vancouver Virtual International Boat Show Runs February 24-27 and is FREE! Consumers can find everything they need in advance of boating season. 48° North's visit to the annual Vancouver International Boat show was…

SYC Cancels Opening Day Festivities for 2021

While we boat year-round in the Pacific Northwest, Opening Day is a regional tradition that many mariners look forward to every spring. A big part of these festivities is the Seattle Yacht Club's Opening Day celebration on…

The Riveting Final 24 Hours of the Vendée Globe

The premiere solo round-the-world race came down to the wire after 80 days alone at sea. On Tuesday evening, your author reached out to our faithful editor to suggest a wager on the finishing order for the top four of this…

Seattle Boat Show Connected is Underway

Seattle Boat Show Connected Impresses, Offering Attendees a Curated Collection of Boating Businesses and Experts. Over the last couple of months, the crew here at 48° North has heard and written quite a bit about Seattle…

Four Days of Seminars at Seattle Boat Show Connected

Part of what makes the Seattle Boat Show so popular every year is their excellent slate of educational and engaging seminars. Seattle Boat Show Connected is aiming to keep that tradition alive — even improve on it — with…

5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Seattle Boat Show Connected Experience 

The 2021 Seattle Boat Show Connected is almost here, get organized for the big dance! “Start Online. End up on the water.” The tagline for the new approach to this well loved event pretty well sums it up. The Seattle Boat…

The Pacific Northwest Offshore Race is ON for 2021!

Organizers of Pacific Northwest Offshore (formerly the Oregon Offshore) have announced that the 2021 race is on and scheduled for June 10-13. 48° North was encouraged to hear the news that CYC Portland and Schooner Creek…

Seattle Boat Show Connected Coming January 28-31

The new virtual event does what the boat show always has — connect shoppers with 160-plus exhibitors, link learners with experts, and help the boatless find boats. "Start Online. End up on the water." The tagline for the new…