STYC Fall Regatta

A fleet of 28 varied race boats came out for Sloop Tavern’s Fall Regatta. Good times were had all over the fleet, and three out of five fleets had the top two spots separated by only one point after the day’s racing action.…

Big Fall Fun: PSSC Big Boats

The full gamut of Seattle conditions were on offer for the large fleet of keelboats enjoying one of the season's biggest regattas. Corinthian Yacht Club’s Puget Sound Sailing Championship is an autumn institution. The first…

CYC Seattle Team Wins U.S. Offshore Sailing Championship

Congratulations to Steve Travis and crew for winning the U.S. Offshore Sailing Championship representing CYC Seattle and all sailors in the PNW racing community! Eight teams representing their respective US Sailing Areas…

Women at the Helm Goes the Distance Again

A day of awesome empowerment on Puget Sound for Sloop Tavern Yacht Club's longer-distance Women at the Helm race. Sailing in the Pacific Northwest is special for a lot of reasons. Whether it’s the amazingly diverse weather…

The Adventure We Got: PNWers Tackle the Fastnet 2021

This article was originally published in the September 2021 issue of 48° North. The whole adventure started with a call from my friend Mark Harang on a Friday night asking what I knew about sailing Beneteau 40.7s. Hadn’t I…

Full Send to Point Roberts: Northern Century 2021

Billed as the "toughest race you'll ever love", Anacortes Yacht Club's Northern Century saw its racers get around the challenging 100-mile course quickly this year. Northern Century is growing up. What started as a fledgling…

Anacortes Race Week Recap

This article was originally published in the August 2021 issue of 48° North.  Race Week 2021 in Anacortes had so many unbelievably good parts — it is a grand Pacific Northwest tradition in a great new venue and lots of us…

PNW Crew Gears Up to Do Fastnet Race in August

A group of Puget Sound sailors — including 48° North racing columnist, Stephanie Campbell — will soon head to the UK to compete in the world's largest offshore race, the Fastnet!  It all started with a call from my friend…

Salish 200: Fun in the Full Range of Breeze and Seas

J/125 Hamachi's owners, Jason Andrews and Shaun Dougherty, founded the Salish 200 race and share the story from the 2021 edition. Editor's Note: Fun fact not directly related to this story, Jason and Shaun are presently…

Grateful for 360 Miles of (Type-Two) Fun

Team Gratitude was one of 56 teams who challenged themselves in the inaugural WA360 Race from Port Townsend to Olympia to Point Roberts and back to Port Townsend. After much deliberation and possibly a dark-and-stormy or…