Category: Throwback Thursday

#TBT: Sleeping 5 on a Catalina 22

From the February 2010 issue of 48° North by Michael Karangelen Sleeping five people on a Catalina 22 is no small task. It was a lot easier in 2001 when we first bought our boat and three of the people were under age 10 and significantly smaller. Meet the Karangelens today:...

#TBT: Discovering South Sound Treasures

   Stretch Island From the July 2006 issue of 48° North by Jo Bailey and Carl Nyberg In 1792, Captain Vancouver turned up in Case Inlet. He had left Restoration Point on Bainbridge Island about five days after Lt. Peter Puget, concerned about what had happened to his lieutenant. In fact,...

#TBT: A 23 Day Cruise with 22 Stops

From the April 2005 issue of 48° North by Raymond A Baetke Rob, my son and skipper of his 34-foot Catalina, Virginia, came to me last winter suggesting he invite some of his college friends from Illinois for a sailing vacation.  With as many as four guests on the boat at a time,...

#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...