Category: Throwback Thursday

#TBT: MacGyvering at Sea

From the August 2010 issue of 48° North by Heather Lochner It was our first crossing of the season. The Gulf Islands beckoned us. With no wind in sight, we gave our rested engines a much needed workout. For a boat that had been tied up all winter long, the...

#TBT: The Kindest Coast

From the May 2005 issue of 48° North by Jeremy Pataky Leaning on the rail of the ferry as it rumbled away from the Tsawassen dock into the Strait of Georgia, I watched the sun rise and spill light across the mountains of the Coastal Range and the Cascades behind...

#TBT: ASTA Tall Ships Challenge

From the September 2002 issue of 48° North by Peter Mikkalsen On a hot Thursday afternoon in August, curious onlookers lined the shores or took to their own boats to see the fleet of vintage ships sailing through central Puget Sound. After a short stop at the Seattle waterfront, the...

#TBT: A Father’s Lessons

From the October 2004 issue of 48° North by Sarah Mitchelson My dad is a blustery British sailor who is always reminding me to think before I speak. To define our relationship would be impossible. The reason for this is most likely due to the lack of meaningful words exchanged...