Cruiser “Car” Upgrades: Get Your Dinghy Adventure-Ready

This article was originally published in the March 2022 issue of 48° North. While waiting out winter in Washington, we’re slowly preparing for the upcoming cruising season about our 1980 Monk 36 trawler, Limerick. As I type…

The Springtime Shift: Making the Most of the Pre-Season

This article was originally published in the March 2022 issue of 48° North.  Every year, somewhere between a strong southerly wind blowing a hoolie through Puget Sound and daffodils pushing up through the ground outside the…