Sailing Foundation Appoints New Youth Sailing Director

After a months-long search to fill the important role of Youth Sailing Director, the Sailing Foundation has hired experienced sailor and windsurfer Solvig Sayre. An extensive search process to hire a new Youth Sailing…

Serious Fun with Hands-on Safety at Sea Training

This year's Safety at Sea Seminars are once again a smashing success in terms of quality and educational value. The expanded participation adds new excitement! Offshore racers know that World Sailing requires high-quality…

Sailing Foundation to Host Two Hands-on Safety at Sea Seminars in March

The Sailing Foundation will be hosting US Sailing International Offshore Hands-on Safety at Sea Seminars on Sunday, March 5, Sunday, March 19, 2023. Safety at Sea Courses are for everyone — cruisers, powerboaters, sailboat…

Thank You, Andrew Nelson

48° North contributor, Andrew Nelson, is stepping away from his role as the Youth Sailing Director for The Sailing Foundation. Andrew has given the sailing community — youth and all of us — so much in his tenure. Andrew…

The Sailing Foundation’s Online Auction: Some Real Good Stuff to Support a Really Great Organization

Support The Sailing Foundation during their 50th Anniversary Auction, which is open now and ends this Saturday at 7:00 p.m. PDT. An essential local non-profit, The Sailing Foundation (TSF) has turned 50 and continues its…

PNW Hero: Dick Rose – Part 2

From the April 2021 48° North Issue. Around the Pacific Northwest, heroes come in many forms, and 48° North is excited to honor some of them in this series. Here is part two of an interview with Dick Rose, a man many think…

Creating a Culture of Safety, A Skipper’s Responsibility

Essential safe-boating recommendations established by the Cruising Club of America’s Safety & Seamanship Committee The Cruising Club of America recently published guidance entitled “Creating a Culture of Safety: The…