Application and Race Dates Announced for Seventy48 and R2AK

The fine folks at SEVENTY48 and Race to Alaska HQ recently announced application and race dates for 2024, along with a new/old wrinkle for R2AK. Deciding to participate in either of the Northwest Maritime Center's adventure…

Paddle Path: A Pursuit All its Own

Shelby Mass and the author at the Seventy48 finish line. After writing about my solo Seventy48 adventure last year, I realized I was not alone. Any experience of this 70-mile human powered race from Tacoma to Port Townsend…

R2AK UPDATES: A Fitting Finish to a Wild R2AK

Check back here for running updates and analysis of R2AK 2022... After a two year hiatus, R2AK 2022 was a wild and epic voyage... When Team Fix oder Nix and Team Sockeye Voyages rang the finishing bell in Ketchikan on…

SEVENTY48 by SUP: Team SEASTR’s Race Odyssey

SEVENTY48 is a 70-mile race with a 48-hour time limit from Tacoma to Port Townsend with intentionally few rules: no motors, no support, and no wind. Human power only, pedal, paddle, or row. This was my second time…

NW Maritime Center Races — Seventy48 and WA360 — Begin in the Next Few Days!

The human-powered Seventy48 race begins tonight in Tacoma, and the new and epic WA360 race begins in the wee hours this Monday in Port Townsend! Here's how to find out more and follow along. Image courtesy of Liv von…

How R2AK Changed My Life

Not your average race, R2AK has a habit of changing lives. As Team Bunny Whaler's Nate Rooks explains, "I was different after R2AK. Not just the deep tiredness and missing 15 pounds, but a sense of inner peace I'd never…

Cancellation of Beloved PNW Summer Boating Events Announced

Local Boating Organizations Have Made Final Decisions to Cancel Summertime Events With the summer boating season fast approaching in the Pacific Northwest and the effects of COVID-19 still bringing restrictions and…