Category: Race Reports

48°N R2AK Update #2

48° North Coverage of Race to Alaska is brought to you by Globalstar Satellite Phones Race to Alaska Update #2, June 29, 2016, 2:00pm Race to Alaska 2016 just passed the 72 hour mark since the running/rowing/pedaling start in Victoria. It’s hard to believe it’s only been three days....

R2AK Leg 2 Day 2 Report from Team Madrona

Our friends (and some of our region’s finest sailors) aboard Madrona report on the second 24 hours of Race to Alaska here.  They’ve been generous enough to share these reports for reposting, so this is direct and unchanged from the Madrona crew. Hi Madrona Fans, Can’t believe it’s only...

48°N Race to Alaska Update #1

48° North Coverage of Race to Alaska is brought to you by Globalstar Satellite Phones June has come to the Pacific Northwest, and even though it’s only in its second year, everything in the world of sailing seems to be centered around the Race to Alaska, the second leg...

The Destination Wedding Principle

For many regattas, participant numbers are a shadow of their former glory. However, there are two events with a similar racing format that have been selling out (SELLING OUT!) for the past few years in our area: Orcas Island Yacht Club/Friday Harbor Sailing Club’s Round the County  and Sloop Tavern...

Top 25 Sailboats of 2015

Fisheries Supply again joins 48° North in recognizing the high level of racing here in the Pacific Northwest. Tracking the racing results of selected series from Olympia, Washington to Vancouver, B.C., our Top 25 rewards not just the occasional bullet, but participation and consistent, top-notch sailing. This year, William...