Join the 3rd Annual 48° North Cruising Rally

Come sailing with 48° North, Ullman Sails, and other readers in 2020! The Cruising Rally is fun-focused, open to all experience levels, and will provide the confidence-inspiring safety-in-numbers element that makes group cruising invaluable to sailors of all backgrounds. It’s summer fun with some fabulous folks!

If you missed it, be sure to check out the 48° North article about the first annual Cruising Rally.

WHEN: August 1-8, 2020

WHERE: Anacortes ⇒ Gulf Islands ⇒ Anacortes

HOW MUCH: $450

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We’re here to answer all of your questions about the 48° Cruising Rally and group sailing! Send Joe Cline an email at

Here is some stuff that’s not news, but is nonetheless noteworthy:

  • The Salish Sea is one of the world’s great cruising grounds
  • Sailing is fun
  • The sailing community is full of great, welcoming people
  • Sailing with other sailors inevitably increases your knowledge
  • Anchoring out doesn’t have to be scary
  • Cruising to Canada is far more accessible than some sailors think

Here are some things participants can expect from the 48° North Cruising Rally:

  • PLAN A Itinerary will involve two nights in a San Juan Islands anchorage, and two nights in two different Gulf Islands anchorages.
  • Freedom to go where you want when you want to… Join as many or as few of the planned activities and destinations as you like
  • A variety of experience levels and sailing interests from other participants
  • Incredible scenery, protected anchorages, and summer sun

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