Fisheries Supply’s Fall Swap Meet is September 24

Fall is here and so is the bi-annual Fisheries Supply Swap Meet. Join hundreds of other fellow boaters, bargain hunters, and deal makers to celebrate what has become a Pacific NW tradition. The ever-popular Fisheries Swap…

CYC Tacoma Cruising Day Sail Rally, June 11

A unique approach to a fun and welcoming on-the-water event has taken shape in Tacoma. The next opportunity to get involved is coming in early June. Do you need motivation to get your boat out on the water? Are you looking…

Inaugural Spring Boats Afloat Show Will Set Sail in April

A new spring in-the-water boat show will take place at South Lake Union next month. Pacific Northwest boaters are no doubt familiar with the long-running Lake Union Boats Afloat Show that takes place in mid-September. The…

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…

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…

Pacific Marine Expo In-Person Nov. 18-20

Pacific Marine Expo, the West Coast’s largest commercial marine trade show, docks in Seattle from Thursday, Nov. 18 through Saturday, Nov. 20 It is the first major commercial show at Lumen Field Event Center since the start…

A Real Live Boat Show: Boats Afloat is Underway!

The show at South Lake Union is going great, and runs through this Sunday evening. Walking through the entry gate, you could almost forget that it had been so long. The familiar sights, sounds, and exhibitors of the…

Fisheries Supply/48° North Swap Meet Postponed to Spring 2022

Unfortunately this weekend's Swap Meet is a no-go. Fingers crossed for next spring! Things were looking good, dates were picked and plans were made, and boat-folk around the Pacific Northwest had started clearing their…

48° North Hosts Another Successful Tropical Night for Duck Dodge Racers

The super fun summertime tradition returns to Seattle's Lake Union, tiki raft and all. It was great to see you all out there! It's been called the best party on the water anywhere on the West Coast, and it still delivers.…