Louis Vuitton – America’s Cup Challenger Playoffs – Final Emirates Team New Zealand vs Artemis Racing

Peter Burling with the Finals trophy. Down to the final two America’s Cup Challengers - first to five points on the scoreboard has the privilege of facing the Defender, ORACLE TEAM USA in the AC Final. Excitement in Bermuda…

Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Challenger Playoffs – Semi Final

Vindication for Barker or triumph for Outteridge? Experience versus better boat speed? Coming into the last semi-final race Artemis Racing had pulled ahead of SoftBank Japan with a score of 4 to 3. The previous day Artemis…

Race To Alaska 2017 – 48°N Leg One Report

What a lot went down in the 36 hours since the start of Race to Alaska. That's the time limit for the leg known as the "Proving Ground" that brings sailors from Port Townsend across to Victoria - 36 hours. Flat calm, rain,…

Louis Vuitton America’s Cup – Challenger Playoff Semi Finals

Down to the final four! Like any playoff series the tension builds. So much to gain but so much to lose. Which team will prevail? Will it be the Japanese who are led by a Kiwi, the Swedes with an Aussie at the helm, the…

35th America’s Cup – Bermuda

The America's Cup when it was on display at the Anacortes Yacht Club - burgees shown are those of Golden Gate Yacht Club and AYC. Remember the last America’s Cup and how thrilling it was to watch ORACLE TEAM USA snatch…

Narrows Race Team Sends Four to H.S. National Sailing Championship

Alyosha Strum-Palerm, Nicholas Lee, Jack Corddry, and Hayden Flaskerud holding the NWISA Trophy.   By Anne Lee There were audible gasps of excitement when Joan Storkman, Narrows Race Team Co-Coordinator and Director of…

“Bodacious” takes Top Honors in CYC Seattle’s Three Race Center Sound Series

photo by Jan Anderson Corinthian Yacht Club of Seattle kicked off central Puget Sound’s big-boat sailing season in March with the Center Sound Series, a three-race, long-course event that drew 75 yachts, the most in recent…

Failing to Safety: Crossfire and the 2016 Vic-Maui

Photo by Jan Anderson. This article, by Cara Kuhlman, originally appeared in the December 2016 issue of 48° North.  In the early miles of the 2016 Victoria to Maui International Yacht Race, Crossfire, a 55-foot custom…