Editor’s Letter: Quiet Islands

Spoiler alert for the 48° North Cruising Rally feature article in this issue (page 36) — it was amazing! One element of this rally’s awesomeness was how unseasonably quiet the islands felt. The anchorages of the San Juan and…

Editor’s Letter: Investment Returns

Sailboat racing can be so stinkin’ fun and rewarding, something that affords extraordinary community. Of course, I know that lots of folks don’t share this opinion. They’ve had experiences that contradict those and any other…

Editorial: Shake the Cobwebs

Since I moved to Seattle 15 years ago, I’ve had a near-equal share of winters where I sailed very regularly, and those when I mostly stepped away from the water for a few months. As spring dawns around the Pacific Northwest…