PNW Hero: Sarah Hanavan

Growing a yacht club youth program from 4 participants to more than 60 in four years; coaching her high school racers to achieve the highest-ever finish for a Northwest team at a Mallory Cup Fleet Racing National…

Senior Sailor Shoutouts, Part Four — Olympia

Sending Even More PNW Senior Sailors Off To Exciting New Adventures As is true for student athletes in any high school sport, senior year is steeped in tradition for sailors around the Pacific Northwest. Each team has their…

Senior Sailor Shoutouts, Part Three: Gorge Sailing Team

Sending More PNW Senior Sailors Off To Exciting New Adventures As is true for student athletes in any high school sport, senior year is steeped in tradition for sailors around the Pacific Northwest. Each team has their own…

Graduating Senior Sailor Shoutouts, Part 2

Sending Senior Sailors of NWISA Off To Exciting New Adventures As is true for student athletes in any high school sport, senior year is steeped in tradition for sailors around the Pacific Northwest. Each team has their own…

Graduating Senior Sailor Shoutouts, Part 1

Sending Senior Sailors of NWISA Off To Exciting New Adventures As is true for student athletes in any high school sport, senior year is steeped in tradition for sailors around the Pacific Northwest. Each team has their own…

Sowing the Seeds of Speed While Fostering Fun

Influential Coaches & the High School Sailing Boom From the February issue of 48° North On a misty Saturday afternoon, I sit with one of the local island families in the Orcas Island High School gym watching their…

Narrows Race Team Sends Four to H.S. National Sailing Championship

Alyosha Strum-Palerm, Nicholas Lee, Jack Corddry, and Hayden Flaskerud holding the NWISA Trophy.   By Anne Lee There were audible gasps of excitement when Joan Storkman, Narrows Race Team Co-Coordinator and Director of…