Championship of Champions – Tight Racing in Tight Quarters

Seattle Sailors and Moore 24 National Champions, Ben and Jennifer Braden headed down to California to tangle with some of the nation's best. To qualify for the US Sailing Championship of Champions, a sailor must win a…

Women at the Helm 2 — Going the Distance

When a new regatta is met with incredible success and enthusiasm... what do you do? Do it again, but this time go further! After the first Women at the Helm Regatta (WATH1), the Shilshole Women Sailors Group (SWSG), co-led…

North Sound Party Circuit Wrap-Up

Up north, we learned some valuable lessons this year during our first running of the North Sound Party Circuit, and we are happy to share them. The biggest takeaway: working together between yacht clubs works better and is a…

Seattle Area Racing Calendar Updates – October

The Fun Part There has been racing in 2020, and it has delivered thrills, adventure, and socially-distanced community that everyone has been so dearly missing. Crews are honing their skills at racing shorthanded, and…

Round the County 2020 Canceled due to Coronavirus Concerns

Optimism on the part of Round the County (RTC) race organizers and hopeful participants peaked in August with the announcement to try to go ahead with a 2020 event, with a number of Covid-19 considerations and protections…

Video | Women at the Helm: Going the Distance

 Using pictures from our first Women at the Helm buoy race on July, 25 — some by the amazing Jan Anderson — I made this little tribute to our badass sailing community. Can’t wait to see you out there! Women at the Helm:…

Even Unfinished, Northern Century Delivers

It is meant to be hard... And Fun! Northern Century (N100) might be the toughest race you’ll ever love. Hosted by the Anacortes Yacht Club on August 14-16, 2020, the N100 course starts in Fidalgo Bay on Friday evening and…

RS Aero Pacific Coast Championship

An incredible fleet and singlehanded racing at its best made for a near-perfect weekend in Cascade Locks The fleet is full of accomplished sailors, including multiple Olympic medalists. Yet it's still a great fleet for all…

Fingers Crossed for the 33rd annual Round the County Race

Round the County organizers are hoping to run the 33rd annual race with modifications for Coronavirus The Orcas Island Yacht Club and the Friday Harbor Sailing Club are aiming to get the 33rd annual Round the County…

Discovering The Gorge

The Birth of Small Boat Racing at Cascade Locks From the August 2020 issue of 48° North After a day of sailing or weekend of racing at the Columbia River Gorge, more than a few enthusiastic sailors have come off the water…