Category: Throwback Thursday

#TBT: The World is My Kibble

First dog to sail around the world
“How many dogs do you know who’ve sailed non-stop around the world?” From the August 2008 issue by Darek Jezierski   If a sea going 15 month old Jack Russell Terrier could speak, he would have inevitably asked you the above question after stepping off the 56’ long Mikado...

#TBT: Sailing the Sacred Charlottes

Adventure into Haida Gwaii, a “place of wonder” From the June 2003 issue of 48° North by Linda Prochilo It is said that boats are like wine and women; they only get better with age. With the style of a bygone era and the spirit of a new age woman, Maple Leaf,...

#TBT: Journey To The Broken Group

A father-son team makes lasting memories on an adventure from Commencement Bay to a wilderness  accessible only to the intrepid boater. by Raymond A. Baetke For three weekends my son took me sailing on Puget Sound to prepare us for a two-week vacation trip.  Our destination would be the...

#TBT: The Spirit of the Island

From the March 2010 issue of 48° North by Rick Taylor It was a March morning when Everett school kids would get an extra day off.  It was an early spring morning when Rainier skiers would get a fresh blanket of powder. It was a long awaited morning when we were to...

#TBT: “Two-Six, Heave!”

HMCS Oriole Canada’s only navy sail training vessel – teaches seamanship and Spartan living to those who hope to one day command modern warships. Story and Photos by Erik Manchester Two-Six, HEAVE! The perpetual cadence focuses power to sheets and halyards. The combined effort of crewmembers, who often sit...

#TBT: The Temptress

From the November 2002 issue of 48° North by David Hunt She was a wooden cutter rigged sloop of very classic lines who quietly reached her little boom through the cage towards me, tempting me with promises of safe passages, sweet sunsets, and adventure-memories for life ~ if I would only adopt her and take her...

#TBT: Guidelines for Rounding Marks

 by David Dellenbaugh Mark roundings almost always present a challenge because they bring lots of boats together in unique and constantly changing situations. Fortunately, no matter what kind of boat you’re sailing or which mark you’re going around, there are some guidelines you can use to help get you...