Category: Throwback Thursday

#TBT: GUNKHOLING: Shaw Island

From the June 2004 issue of 48° North by Jo Bailey and Carl Nyberg Finding the most beautiful island in the San Juans to cruise to is an almost impossible choice—they’re all so fantastic. But if peace and quiet is a must, along with natural beauty, then you’ll enjoy anchoring in a...

#TBT: The “Goldfield”

    Story and Photos by DOC DOOLITTLE Anyone who traverses the water of Lake Union between the Gasworks buoy and the University Bridge has surely noticed the stately grey schooner, Goldfield, proudly flying a colorful array of “flags of the day.” As she sits at her mooring looking...

Springtime Sailing in Alaska

From the January 2003 issue of 48° North by Rick Fleischman Alaska in March and April may not sound like too much fun but with the right equipment you can have a great spring sail!  Last year we left Sitka in late March aboard our Catalina 50, Bob, on a “Baranof Island to...