The Coolest Sailing Program You’ve Never Heard Of

This 48° North Interview by Joe Cline originally appeared in the October 2017 issue. As many fabulous programs and learning opportunities exist around the Salish Sea, I’m not aware of any that are nearly as committed to…

48° North Boat Review of Fountaine Pajot Lucia 40

This article was originally published in the August 2017 issue of 48° North. This month, we had the pleasure of sailing the new Fountaine Pajot Lucia 40. This voluminous and stylish cruising catamaran boasts most of the…

Red Bull Youth America’s Cup – Bermuda, June 2017

Twelve youth teams, twelve nations. The pathway to professional sailing. What a thrill to be selected to sail a AC45F foiling catamaran representing your country during the 35th America’s Cup. That’s a lot of responsibility…

Emirates Team New Zealand Wins 35th America’s Cup!

America’s Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton, June, 2017, in Bermuda. What happens next? Some people might argue the 35th America’s Cup was not exciting because it did not have the same down to the wire drama as the 34th…

Five Things a Monohull Sailor Should Know about Multihulls

This article, by Ray McCormack, originally appeared in the April 2017 issue of 48° North.  You can hardly think about chartering in 2017 without acknowledging that you may be sailing a big cruising catamaran. Even though the…