PNW Hero: Dick Rose – Part 2

From the April 2021 48° North Issue. Around the Pacific Northwest, heroes come in many forms, and 48° North is excited to honor some of them in this series. Here is part two of an interview with Dick Rose, a man many think…

Race Ready Rigging Checklist

As the presenting sponsor of the SARC, PTR Rigging and Spars is committed to serving the racing community, helping increase knowledge and understanding, and improving every sailor’s experience on the water. This article from…

PNW Hero: Dick Rose – Part 1

Around the Pacific Northwest, heroes come in many forms, and 48° North is excited to honor some of them in this series. Here is part one of an interview with Dick Rose, a man many think of as “The Rules Guy” but whose…

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…

Vic-Maui Race Registration Open, 3 Free Seminars Upcoming

Registration for the 2022 Vic-Maui International Yacht Race opened on January 15th and within a few days, four boats committed to the race, while several other registrations are progressing. With a 25-boat maximum, those…

The New US Sailing Racing Rules App is Ready for Download

When it comes to The Racing Rules of Sailing for 2021-2024, US Sailing is making them available whenever and wherever you are. US Sailing's premier Racing Rules App ensures you have access to the rules at all times. Features…

Video: Team American Magic AC75 “Patriot” Capsizes While Racing in New Zealand

Watch as American Magic's AC75 Patriot capsizes in a strong gust of wind while leading around the final mark of the race during the PRADA Cup Round Robins in Auckland, New Zealand. Here's a full report of the incident from…

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…

R2AK 2021 Canceled, But the News Isn’t All Bad…

There's no other way to break the news than to just say it: Race to Alaska (R2AK) 2021 has been canceled. Being a R2AK alumni and finisher in 2018, it's particularly disappointing to me because I know how amazing the race is…

America’s Cup World Series Takes Flight

For the first time, the foiling monohull AC 75s lined up against one another in Auckland, NZ, kicking off a four-month run of races leading the the America's Cup Final match race in March 2021. Whether it’s racing on Puget…