Race To Alaska 2017 – 48°N Leg One Report

What a lot went down in the 36 hours since the start of Race to Alaska. That's the time limit for the leg known as the "Proving Ground" that brings sailors from Port Townsend across to Victoria - 36 hours. Flat calm, rain,…

Louis Vuitton America’s Cup – Challenger Playoff Semi Finals

Down to the final four! Like any playoff series the tension builds. So much to gain but so much to lose. Which team will prevail? Will it be the Japanese who are led by a Kiwi, the Swedes with an Aussie at the helm, the…

#TBT: Race To Alaska: Why It’s So Cool

From the July 2015 issue of 48° North by Joe Cline I’m not exaggerating when I say this: With the exception of the foiling boats and close racing of the San Francisco America’s Cup, I believe the Race to Alaska (R2AK) is the…

#TBT: Discovering South Sound Treasures

   Stretch Island From the July 2006 issue of 48° North by Jo Bailey and Carl Nyberg In 1792, Captain Vancouver turned up in Case Inlet. He had left Restoration Point on Bainbridge Island about five days after Lt. Peter…