After Two-Year Hiatus, Southern Straits is Back!

The 52nd Southern Straits Classic hosted by West Vancouver Yacht Club is set for April 15 - 17, 2022 after taking two years off due to Covid-19.  They don't call it a classic for nothin'! For sailboat racers around the…

No More NWICSA: A Shift for College Sailing in the Region

Elected in 2021, Northwest Intercollegiate Sailing Association (NWICSA) Undergrad President Anna Morrow took over a conference in limbo at the end of a season impacted by remote learning, canceled competitions and minimal…

Frigid Digit 2022: Chilly Dinghy Fun

In addition to boasting some top-flight dinghy racing, Corinthian Yacht Club of Seattle’s Frigid Digit 2022 lived up to its name — it was cold! The late January stalwart saw two days of racing in varying conditions, and…

Delightful Duwamish Head

The 2022 Duwamish Head race delivered with sunny skies and more than enough wind to get around the course. What a day to be alive! Winter sailing is just like summer, if you put on an extra layer and a good hat. Any way you…

Free Goosebumps Racing Returns to Lake Union on Sunday

Goosebumps returns, fun and free as always, to kick off the season of casual racing on Seattle's Lake Union Goosebumps is a “just for fun” sailing event sponsored by Seattle Singles Yacht Club (SSYC). There is no handicap…

48° North’s Top 25 for 2021

This article was originally published in the January 2022 issue of 48° North With a mix of distance and around-the-buoy races, as well as single-race events and multi-race regattas, the qualifying races for 48° North’s Top…

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!…

CYC Turkey Bowl — Intergenerational Dinghy Goodness

Sailors of all ages came to the waters of Shilshole Bay for some small boat racing fun. Corinthian Yacht Club’s Turkey Bowl is always one of the coolest regattas of the year, and it seems to be getting cooler. Seattle’s…

All-Women Team on J/105 Creative Bring Collaborative Spirit to Round the County

Good times, team work, and a focus on the journey for the women sailing J/105 Creative in the storied November distance race. Round the County (RTC) is an iconic race in the Pacific Northwest, covering approximately 76 miles…

Round the County, Noah’s Ark Edition

David Miller shares the following tale of his crew's weekend of fun at Round the County 2021. This article was originally published at David's blog, and is republished here with the author's permission.  An absolutely epic…