Rare Opportunity: Join the Close-Knit 48° North Crew!

48° North is seeking to add a terrific person to our small team as the Advertising Sales Rep and Customer Care Captain! Love boats, the boat life, and the communities of people who are also passionate about those things?…

Hikes for Boaters: South Puget Sound

Ah, the dawn of the high cruising season around the Salish Sea. It’s always an exciting time to make plans for where you’ll travel and what you might explore when you get there, and also a great chance to start getting out…

Anacortes Boat & Yacht Show featuring Trawlerfest returns May 18-20

A great option for fun, learning, and exploring different types of boats, the Anacortes Boat and Yacht Show featuring Trawlerfest is right around the corner. The Boat Show is May 16 - 18, 2024; Seminars run May 14 - 18,…

First of Many – J/109 Spyhop’s Inaugural Southern Straits Race

An experienced Puget Sound crew heads north for their first ever Southern Straits Race.  It left the skipper "satisfied and inspired" and will be the first of many journeys to the springtime classic in the Strait of……

My Boat: Didi 23, Koru

In our latest My Boat column, we’d…

State Parks to co-host Washington Coast Cleanup on April 20 

We are devotees of Washington's waters and shorelines and active users/appreciators of the State Parks, and thus are excited to share a cool opportunity for this weekend! As a proud member of the Washington Clean Coast…

April Products News

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Schooner Zodiac Celebrating 100th Birthday with Open House

Well known around the Pacific Northwest, the 160-foot Schooner Zodiac will celebrate its 100th birthday at an Open House on Sunday, May 19th, at the Bellingham Cruise Terminal in Fairhaven from 11 a.m - 4 p.m. The ship…

J/24 Worlds Coming to Seattle in September

Registration for the 2024 J/24 World Championships in Seattle is now open, and a partnership with Vakaros RaceSense has been confirmed. The regatta will be sailed September 28-October 5, and Puget Sound promises to provide…

#TBT: Thoughts on Choosing a Sailing School

In our latest Throwback Thursday, we jump back to the March 2018 "Learn to Sail" issue of 48° North with some timeless tips on choosing a sailing school by Stu Gilfillen. by Editor