48° North Cruising Rally 2020

Join the 3rd Annual

48° North Cruising Rally

run in partnership with Ullman Sails


Cascaia Cruising Rally Raft up in Winter Cove in 2018.

Come sailing with 48° North, Ullman Sails, and other readers in 2020! The Cascadia 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 48° North Cruising Rally (formerly called the Cascadia Cruising Rally).

WHEN: August 1-8, 2020

WHERE: Anacortes ⇒ Gulf Islands ⇒ Anacortes

HOW MUCH: $450

The Cascadia Cruising Rally crew at Saturna Island’s Lighthouse Pub in 2018.

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 Cascadia Cruising Rally:

  • PLAN A Itinerary will involve a transit direct from Anacortes to Bedwell Harbour on day one, with the intent to clear into Canada and spend the entire trip cruising the Gulf Islands
  • 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

The rally is limited to 30 boats. Please contact Joe Cline at joe@nwmaritime.org to reserve your space.