Category: Throwback Thursday

#TBT: Winterizing Tips

From the November 2009 issue of 48° North by Mike Huston   Winter is on its way and it is time to get our boats ready to withstand the hardships that come with it. These hardships come in several forms: Cold Freezing conditions can split water pipes or tanks. Mildew Loves...

#TBT: Model Ships: History in Miniature

From the May 1993 issue of 48° North by Hewitt Jackson His Britannic Majesty’s Armed Tender (Brig) Chatham ranks high in the roster of honored ships prominent in the history of the Northwest American Coast. As consort of Captain George Vancouver’s Discovery, she played a slightly lesser but outstanding role in...

#TBT: The Seas of the “Suzy Wong”

From the September 2010 issue of 48° North by Marissa Beach Four shipmates survived hurricane force winds, thunderstorms, “Red China,” barely missing a potential “show down” with Chinese pirates and armed Indian soldiers, as they sailed from Hong Kong to Miami in their 41-foot yawl in 1960-1961. In October of 2009,...

#TBT: Wild Lake Williston

From the August 2003 issue of 48° North by Andre Vryheid Exploring British Columbia’s largest body of water in a 17′ Siren sailboat, following MacKenzie’s route of 1793. I purchased a 17-foot Siren eight years ago. Since then I have been exploring progressively larger lakes as well as many of the...

#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...